What The F

Author: Benjamin K. Bergen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465096484
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What The F

Author: Benjamin K. Bergen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465096484
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"? Why did Pop Francis say "fuck" in the middle of a speech? When did a cock cease to be a rooster? Why is "crap" vulgar when "poo" is just childish? And what are we doing when we give someone the bird? What the F? Let me effing tell you.

What The F

Author: Benjamin Bergen
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096484
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"? Why did Pop Francis say "fuck" in the middle of a speech? When did a cock cease to be a rooster? Why is "crap" vulgar when "poo" is just childish? And what are we doing when we give someone the bird? What the F? Let me effing tell you.

Louder Than Words

Author: Benjamin K. Bergen
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465033334
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How does meaning work? In Louder than Words, cognitive scientist Benjamin Bergen draws together a decade’s worth of research in psychology, linguistics, and neuroscience to offer a new theory of how our minds make meaning.

Swearing

Author: Geoffrey Hughes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141954329
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This second edition contains a Postscript updating various contemporary developments, such as the growth of Political Correctness.

In Praise Of Profanity

Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199337608
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When President Obama signed the affordable health care act in 2009, the Vice President was overheard to utter an enthusiastic "This is a big f****** deal!

Holy Sh T

Author: Melissa Mohr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199908478
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Holy Sh*t tells the story of two kinds of swearing--obscenities and oaths--from ancient Rome and the Bible to today.

Expletive Deleted

Author: Ruth Wajnryb
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743287576
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In Expletive Deleted, linguist Ruth Wajnryb offers an entertaining yet thoroughly researched, lighthearted look at this development, seeking to reveal the etymologies of various terms and discover how what was once considered unfit-for ...