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When will the "f" word lose it's power?


It seems these days almost every second or third word uses the f word. This is in spite of it's legal casual use and years of status as some kind of power word. It seems to forever retain and even increase in alleged shock value. Why? It has become inane yet increases in usage in songs, movies and pop culture. It always seems to raise a chuckle in spite of it's inanity and stupidity.

 

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Tamara Wilhite (tamarawilhite) says

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    Oztinato 19 months ago

    I agree this could be true!

    There has to be some subconscious force at work. It's extreme over use is proof of this.

    It's as if the user wants to talk about sex in between every other topic of conversation.

    It has become nauseating.

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    Oztinato 19 months ago

    It's also interesting to note it has become a common catchprase from the lowest gutter criminal right up to trailer trash and then upwards to the fashionable cafe elite.

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    Oztinato 19 months ago

    Maybe but there is really only the f word getting any exercise. It's use seems to be constantly repeated.


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    Oztinato 19 months ago

    I don't sense any strong feeling when it is used, just a cringe factor like "not again". It's over use unites both trailer trash and high end cafe elite in a poverty of expression.

    Why the f word? Does it have other subconscious effects?


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