Posts tagged "swearing"

RIP Society: Mom Arrested For Swearing In Front Of Her Kids At The Grocery Store

Police in South Carolina arrested a mom last weekend after she allegedly directed the word “fuck” at her children in a Kroger grocery store.┬áDanielle Wolf, who just moved her family…

Claire Hannum | August 15, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Girls Take No Cursing Pledge At NJ Catholic School

A New Jersey Catholic high school is under fire for asking girl students to take a no-swearing pledge for 30 days because it says, “We want ladies to act like…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

What’s The Most Inappropriate Time You’ve Dropped The F-Bomb?

Watching Melissa Leo drop the f-bomb during her Oscar acceptance speech made me feel a little bit better about my own f-bomb mishap. Sometimes it just happens at the most…

Ami Angelowicz | February 28, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Australian Pottymouths Fined Up To $300 For Public Cussing

Civil liberties nightmare or a f**king great idea? Police in Queensland, Australia, now have the authority to fine citizens $100 to $300 for committing the “public nuisance” of cussing in…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Yo, Dude! The Origins of Common Slang Words

Slang is defined as an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speech, according to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary.

In other… | July 26, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Cursing Is Good For You

Holy s**t! A U.K. study found that swearing increases our pain tolerance. Participants in the study were asked to keep their hands in freezing cold water for as long as…

Nikki Dowling | July 13, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Get Me A Beer, You Effing Slacker!

The Casa Pocho bar in Cullera, Spain, actually encourages its patrons to swear at and insult the staff. In fact, they offer free drinks to the most original and creative…

Annika Harris | June 18, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Teen Trying To Stop The World From Cussing

A 15-year-old in LA is trying his darnedest to create a cuss-free week in California, and eventually worldwide. This year, McKay Hatch will settle for Los Angeles County Board of…

Catherine Strawn | March 2, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Quote of the Day: Debi Mazar On Being A Woman

“When you call us a bitch, we take it to mean strong, opinionated, and sassy. When you call us the c-word, you better cross the street.” — Debi Mazar [Esquire]…

Susannah Breslin | September 16, 2008 - 11:30 am

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”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Topless Sunbathing, Jake Gyllenhaal’s Dirty Mouth, And Dating A Dinosaur

Topless sunbathing, nudity, and other indecent behavior has resulted in 79 arrests recently in Dubai. Just like the sex-on-the-beach couple, these people were detained because their behavior was “disturbing families…

Catherine Strawn | July 15, 2008 - 12:00 pm