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What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves - Benjamin K. Bergen
What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves
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Nearly everyone swears—whether it’s over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet, we sit idly by as words are banned from television and censored in books. We insist that people excise profanity from their vocabularies and we punish children for... show more
Nearly everyone swears—whether it’s over a few too many drinks, in reaction to a stubbed toe, or in flagrante delicto. And yet, we sit idly by as words are banned from television and censored in books. We insist that people excise profanity from their vocabularies and we punish children for yelling the very same dirty words that we’ll mutter in relief seconds after they fa
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780465060917 (0465060919)
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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