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Your Grand-cestors Swore
Your Grandmothers told them to stop
What is there about a well placed curse that spices a novel or a conversation?
Perhaps it's genetic or evolutionary.
"The Jacobean dramatist Ben Jonson peppered his plays with fackings and "peremptorie Asses," and Shakespeare could hardly quill a stanza without inserting profanities of the day like "zounds" or "sblood" - offensive contractions of "God's wounds" and "God's blood" - or some wondrous sexual pun.
Almost before we spoke
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The Antiquity Of Cursing
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<Doug Klippert@ 3:18 AM
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