swearing

The White House said that's evidence the chief of staff actually treats women really well.
"There is perhaps one word I should try to cut out of my vernacular."
After botching the start of her touching tribute to late pop star George Michael, Adele dropped the F-bomb, and started over
After botching the start of her touching tribute to late pop star George Michael, Adele dropped the F-bomb, and started over
“Profanity is often used to express one’s unfiltered feelings ... and sincerity,” a study says.
Well there's some evidence that swearing, in moderation, is good for you and may actually relive pain. A caution, though. If used too frequently, these words lose their emotional power and no longer help soothe. So save those pages for the really rotten days.
I've heard people say cussing is a morality issue. It's not. Our daughter is a good person. She is responsible at home. She knows swearing does not make a person bad. Being disrespectful and treating others poorly makes them bad. To us, these issues are separate.
I can't help you if you censor yourself and only tell me the nice things. Saying nice things will get you a Tootsie Pop. Honesty gets you my compassion.
I will never get past my proper upbringing to use that word in public...to say it out loud... to let that melody of wondrous mouth watering, sexy, dangerous, swear words roll off my tongue. I will continue to lie to the world.
In his litany, Milbank unintentionally called Trump a criminal when he used the word "farbrecher." I suspect he was relying on websites that say it means "con man," but you can also find myriad websites supplying quotations that famous writers never remotely said.
Because parenting is a series of inscrutable WTF moments.
I've had a fairly stressful two and a half years. I finally had to admit that I don't pay my spiritual director enough to deal with all the stuff I had been bringing to him lately. I could have gone to a "Christian counselor." That would make sense for a pastor, I guess.
My parents moved us to Utah when I was ten, and there I became so used to the Mormon habit of not swearing that even into my twenties when I was in graduate school, I struggled with books and movies that I was required to watch/read for my studies that had bad language in them.
As a culture we have decided that certain words are more powerful than others, and in some instances we've taken it even further and decided that some words are downright bad. How can a word itself be bad?