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Do We Swear Too Much?

Posted October 11th, 2016 at 1:01 pm (UTC-5)
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In the last several decades – from the overturning of some obscenity laws in the 1930s through the anti-authoritarian 1960s, to the growing influence of teen culture since the 1970s – the taboo on swearing has loosened. We hear and read profanity in places previous generations couldn’t…The trend is evident even in young adult fiction.

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