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Wednesday, October 10

Fucking Brilliant or Brilliant Fucking?

Why We Curse -What the F***? by Steven Pinker is an interesting read in The New Republic.
The sources of curses or oaths come from religion and sexuality. Just why does effluvia have such an emotional charge when it's an inescapable part of life? Sex and sex organs are too. Linguists and biologists have their theories worth considering. It's all in the article.

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