I would never have f*cking guessed it.
I have no idea how a handful of words in our language became such a taboo, but in my opinion, you can’t beat a good swear. It can be both funny and offensive, used as a shield and a sword, and for many people, swearing is a key character trait.
I’m not a big fan of those that swear without any great thought gone into it!
That is some top notch swearing.
But seriously, where did swearing come from and why do we condemn it so much? Well, two people who wanted to answer those questions and more, were Timothy Jay and Kristin Janschewitz, and the published their findings in their report, “The Science of Swearing”.