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Georgianna Lowery says
M. T. Dremer says
You make many good points here.
I have a degree in Speech Pathology. Frequently the default for someone who has had a stroke is profanity.
tire: so true. when i worked as an RN on the geriatric psych floor, we found that nuns now senile talked like foul mouthed hoods, those foul mouthed hoods in turn, prayed constantly. Go figure. amusing 2 staff, but horrific 2 family & old friend
D. the mind is a strange organ. The music is often off key.
Thanks for mentioning these medical issues. A lot of people don't know that a variety of medical conditions can play a role. Barring this, if one frequently uses foul language that's not a positive thing. When used very rarely, I don't take offense.
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Rosemary Sadler says
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Alecia Murphy says
Dang it is one of my favorites :)
Devlin Kendall says
Most thought provoking.
Don't especially enjoy the F word being used as a comma either.
That was what my Boston bred mother taught. But she could swear with the best of them.
Eric Dierker says
Have been there
When I was a youngster faggot was part of our Camp Fire Girls motto. "as we bring a faggot to the campfire of life". I find it offensive when perfectly good words are assigned derogatory meanings. Then everyone laughs at the true meaning.
Devika Primić says
People are so much better than fecal matter, sex, and religion.
So with you on the chuckle meter for the day.
This is the BEST and MOST INTELLIGENT analysis and answer to this question.
If I blew up every time the f bomb was dropped in my home I would be smithereens. There is no judgement in this?
If you give no thought to something how hard are you working?
Larry Wall says
My parents tried to sell that bill of goods to me, too, and I'm the writer in the family. Let's face it, it is a tactic used to keep kids "in their place" and not embarrass those caring for them by delving into the profane.