Signs of swearing off swearing

McLaughlin, Abraham
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 51, p1
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.


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