How did the act of using vulgarity get these unusual terms?
"Profanity" - meaning something profane to the divine
"Swearing" - stemming from the word "swear", which means vouching truth of a situation or promise
"Cursing" - meaning to cast a negative fate upon an individual or object
"Bless out" - stemming from the concept of giving a blessing upon an individual or event.
I find these terms humorous, and perhaps contradictory. In the case of "profanity" - the name of the Norse goddess, Friggi, was turned into a vulgar word ("Frick" and "f*ck") only by those that didn't even believe in Her divinity. So, how did these terms for using vulgarity evolve?
I don't know the answer but I like the question. It also always makes me wonder, when the Bible was written, what words in Hebrew were profanity and/or it said don't curse which I guess was damming someone.
by Sondra Rochelle2 years ago
Do you believe it's OK to use profanity in your hubs?
by paarsurrey7 years ago
Hi friendsJesus was a servant of the Creator –God Allah YHWH; he valued his life bestowed on him by the Creator –God Allah YHWH. He did not commit a suicide and did not willingly get hanged on the Cross for a cursed...
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