Why do people use curse words ? Never understood that , dislike High school and Uni due to the rampant use of f words etc. And somehow they think everyone is okay with it .

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Well, I have news for you

many of the reasons people often oppose profanity are based on “myths,” and academics have worked to debunk them. Bergen dedicates a whole chapter in his book to taking down a (flawed) study that suggested profanity harms children. Jay, meanwhile, recently took on the notion that people only swear because they’re not intelligent enough to express themselves another way. What he found is that people with larger vocabularies can actually generate more swear words than people with smaller ones.

Read this time article

Try wearing earphones .