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Nine nasty w*rds : English in the gutter : then, now, and forever

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text Nine nasty w*rds : English in the gutter : then, now, and forever

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"Profanity has always been a deliciously vibrant part of our lexicon, an integral part of being human. In fact, our ability to curse comes from a different part of the brain than other parts of speech--the urgency with which we say "f&*k!" is inst... Read more
Contents

Damn and hell: English's first bad words -- What is it about fuck? -- Profanity and shit -- A kick-ass little word -- Those certain parts -- Why do we call it "the n-word"? -- The other f-word -- Being in total control, honey! -- A motherfucking addendum.

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276 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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Avery 2021

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