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Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence

#1  Postby the_5th_ape » Feb 02, 2017 10:43 am

The use of obscene or taboo language, or swearing as it’s more commonly known, is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks vocabulary, cannot express themselves in a less offensive way, or even lacks intelligence. Studies have shown, however, that swearing may in fact display a more, rather than less, intelligent use of language

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#2  Postby THWOTH » Feb 02, 2017 10:45 am

Fuck off.
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#3  Postby Basset Hound » Sep 24, 2020 11:30 pm

You guys have got to stop your god damn swearing. I heard a high school coach say that to his players.
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#4  Postby The_Piper » Sep 25, 2020 3:40 am

Basset Hound wrote:You guys have got to stop your god damn swearing. I heard a high school coach say that to his players.
:lol:

The fuck is this shit all about.
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#5  Postby laklak » Sep 25, 2020 3:53 am

Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, and tits.
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#6  Postby The_Piper » Sep 25, 2020 4:08 am

We must all be geniuses. Genius cock-knockers. :teef:
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#7  Postby Evolving » Sep 25, 2020 8:30 am

Lots of highly intelligent people in this thread.
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#8  Postby JustStarDust » Sep 25, 2020 9:13 am

....

& there's also research on the power of prayer while in pain.

Meh, who cares right?
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#9  Postby Svartalf » Sep 25, 2020 10:20 am

it works about as well as any other fucking placebo.
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#10  Postby BlackBart » Sep 25, 2020 2:40 pm

Golly gosh.
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#11  Postby Evolving » Sep 25, 2020 2:50 pm

Do you mind? There are ladies present.
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#12  Postby Svartalf » Sep 25, 2020 2:54 pm

After that kerfuffle I had with Fall, you should know better than expect me to be polite, urbane, and / or refined.
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#13  Postby BlackBart » Sep 25, 2020 3:00 pm

Er, I think Ev was referring to my obscene tirade
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#14  Postby Evolving » Sep 25, 2020 3:17 pm

Indeed I was. I've never even heard of the word that Svartalf used.
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#15  Postby Svartalf » Sep 25, 2020 3:22 pm

ask your little one, odds are she has.
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#16  Postby Evolving » Sep 25, 2020 3:24 pm

:)
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#17  Postby BlackBart » Sep 25, 2020 3:27 pm

Evolving wrote:Indeed I was. I've never even heard of the word that Svartalf used.


What? Kerfuffle?

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#18  Postby Evolving » Sep 25, 2020 3:29 pm

Wash your mouth out with soap and water.
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#19  Postby BlackBart » Sep 25, 2020 3:33 pm

Mouth like a Marseilles Stevedore, me. :tehe:
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#20  Postby james1v » Sep 25, 2020 9:56 pm

a couple of years ago, there was a bit of argie bargie in my local pub. the Friday after, my mate and me were met with two new bouncers on the door, who said you're barred....I replied...None of us look a fucking bit like Shakespear? After he had finished laughing his bollocks off, he let us in. :coffee:
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