"Good point. Got a call the other day from someone in our parent company. We were chatting, convo got good about some projects and direction, guy let loose with some great f bombs. Got really down to earth for the two of us. When I got off the call,…"
"Language is a tool for communication. Sometimes, a cuss word is the most effective word for a given situation. (And of course, the catharsis is nice.)
There are, of course, places where it is less acceptable. Knowing when and where to use a given…"
"What I want to reduce is not the use of taboo words, but the attitude that I am entitled to have things work easily and the first time, which leads me to curse. It might work out the same in practice."
"I'm like you with profanity and vulgarity. I was raised in a conservative baptist home, and taught that words/phrases like "crap" and "screwed up" were "bad words." I was rewarded with the taste of soap on my…"
"It's all about intent and context. I try not to needlessly offend people, but I also think people shouldn't get needlessly offended.
But more interestingly, cussing can be desirable in certain subcultures and situations as a way of…"
"Inherit the Wind - Henry Drummond "I don't swear just for the hell of it. Language is a poor enough means of communication. I think we should all the words we've got. Besides, there are damn few words that anybody understands.…"