TITLE

Signs of swearing off swearing

AUTHOR(S)
McLaughlin, Abraham
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 51, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the trend in the United States to avoid profanity. Work at the Cuss Control Academy; Movement toward civility and simplicity; Reaction against rudeness; Influence of informality; People in the United States swearing more than Europeans; Personal benefits from not swearing; Laws that ban profanity; Those who avoid profanity in business; Why people swear; Teenagers who swear.
ACCESSION #
1516031

 

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