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Eminem Against Cursing In His House

“I’m a parent. I have daughters. I don’t cuss. I mean, how would I really sound, as a person … walking around my house [saying] ‘Bitch, pick this up,’ you know what I mean? Profanity around my house? No. I feel like it’s your job to parent them.”

Eminem‘s songs may be filled with beep-worthy words, but Eminem tells “60 Minutes” that he forbids that kind of language at home for the sake of his 14-year-old daughter. I’m sure the parents of teenagers everywhere are thanking him for putting the words in his songs, then, so that their kids are sure to hear them. [People] Keep reading »

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Should Ladies Curse?

Last week I guest hosted Maxim Radio on Sirius and one of the topics we covered was whether men find it unattractive when women curse or use words like “douchebag” — it was unclear from the calls we got whether men stand firmly on either side, so I decided to ask the guys on my IM the same question. Do men really think a woman saying the f-word is unattractive or is a lady with a truck driver’s mouth even hotter because of her profane language? Their answers, after the %$#&ing jump… Keep reading »

Like Red Nailpolish? You’d Make A Horrible Wife

In the 1930s, Dr. George W. Crane, who ran a counseling practice and started his own matchmaking service, designed a test to give couples feedback on their marriages. Either the husband or the wife took the test, which rates the wife in various areas. Crane attempted to make the test scientific, but he did admit to using a personal bias and weighted the items he thought were more important in marriage. For example, a wife’s use of slang or profanity results in a five-point deduction from her score, and wearing red nail polish is a minus one. Amelia’s score was -3 and mine was -6. What can I say? I don’t dress for breakfast, and I’m lazy about sewing on buttons. Keep reading to calculate your score. [Monitor On Psychology] Keep reading »

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