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Old 06-12-2006   #1
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Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?
:0 I think profanity is on the increase, and unless used excessively it is not a problem.
I also think our tolerance to profanity has increased. Some of the language used in movies, music etc would have never been allowed years ago.
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Old 06-12-2006   #2
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

fuck, what the fuck, why havent they banned you yet ?

this shit is outta fuckin hand......
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

Shit, Piss, Fuck, Cunt, Cocksucker, Motherfucker, and Tits, wow. Tits doesn't even belong on the list, you know. It's such a friendly sounding word. It sounds like a nickname. 'Hey, Tits, come here. Tits, meet Toots, Toots, Tits, Tits, Toots.' It sounds like a snack doesn't it? Yes, I know, it is, right. But I don't mean the sexist snack, I mean, New Nabisco Tits. The new Cheese Tits, and Corn Tits and Pizza Tits, Sesame Tits Onion Tits, Tater Tits, Yeah. Betcha can't eat just one. That's true I usually switch off . But I mean that word does not belong on the list.
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

What?
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

your too young to know George Carlin
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

It's kind of annoying when people substitute f-bombs between every word in their sentences to make up for their lack of English skills. Same thing when rappers use fuck as gap fillers in their lyrics.

Also, I don't believe the standards for MPAA movie ratings have changed much from "year's ago" ever since the 7 banned words were introduced. Maybe there are more R rated movies for language, but if you don't want to hear it don't watch R rated movies.

Has tolerance for profanity increased? Certainly not on mediums regulated by the FCC. Ever since the nipplegate fiasco christian conservative parenting groups have been complaining their ass off. Oh, and by the way our good friend George Bush is going to sign a law that makes the fine for profanity $325,000 on broadcast television.
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

fucking swear. the worst thing is, is someone who says not to swear, yet they say "freaking" or "friggin." If you're not going to swear why even make reference to a swear word? dumbass fuckheads.. can't they swear properly?!

as john said it...fuck what the fuck.

ban it on tv. how you going to ban it outside of tv? fucking assholes. you can't. It's more annoying to hear a *BEEP* than what the person is actually saying. jerkoffs. i hate them.
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

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fuck, what the fuck, why havent they banned you yet ?

this shit is outta fuckin hand......
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

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It's kind of annoying when people substitute f-bombs between every word in their sentences to make up for their lack of English skills.
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

http://www.almostsmart.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8536

As I've said before...The only reason so many people get a kick out of swearing is because so many other people freak at the sound of the word.
I'm one of those people that uses swearing when I'm angry to make things flow. Using 'fucking' and 'damn' and such gives me a pause in my speech to let my brain catch up with my mouth - without swear words I'd just be stuttering, groping for words, and looking a fool.

The use of profanity is on the rise because the use of profanity is becoming more generally accepted by various age groups.
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You kiss your mama with that mouth? Gonna grab a bar of soap and will see about that.
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Re: Do you think the use of profanity is on the increase?

lol. i talk to my mom like she's one of my friends. which is a positive thing. i acknowledge she's my parent, but at the same time we're both grown up now.

course i swear ALOT more when i'm drunk. There's more enthusiasm to my words also.
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I slur more when I am drunk fuuuuuuupkkk eweeeeeeeee
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*F-bleep*ing swear. the worst thing is, is someone who says not to swear, yet they say "freaking" or "friggin." If you're not going to swear why even make reference to a swear word? dumb*a-bleep* *f-bleep*heads.. can't they swear properly?!

as john said it...*f-bleep* what the *f-bleep* .

ban it on tv. how you going to ban it outside of tv? *f-bleep*ing *a-bleep*holes. you can't. It's more annoying to hear a *BEEP* than what the person is actually saying. jerkoffs. i hate them.
Yes, yes. Profanity is definitely on the increase. But I agree with you, Mateo. If you're not going to swear, then don't use watered-down substitutes either.

I'm not a huge fan of the 4-letter words, myself. Maybe it is becoming more sociably acceptable in some cases, but that doesn't change my own opinion of 'em. Cursing just becomes habit after a while, and I already have too many bad habits.

The media is always a convenient scapegoat; Let's blame them for the increase! *Points the finger of blame*
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I wanna see you get mad Rachael. And then I want to hear you say the f word.
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I usually cuss when I'm feeling impatient or angry, or if I hurt myself on accident.

I don't mind curse words, but I think that people who use them in their language all the time sound less intelligent.
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Shit, Piss, Fuck, Cunt, Cocksucker, Motherfucker, and Tits, wow. Tits doesn't even belong on the list, you know. It's such a friendly sounding word. It sounds like a nickname. 'Hey, Tits, come here. Tits, meet Toots, Toots, Tits, Tits, Toots.' It sounds like a snack doesn't it? Yes, I know, it is, right. But I don't mean the sexist snack, I mean, New Nabisco Tits. The new Cheese Tits, and Corn Tits and Pizza Tits, Sesame Tits Onion Tits, Tater Tits, Yeah. Betcha can't eat just one. That's true I usually switch off . But I mean that word does not belong on the list.
I rep you for that... cause I've seen that and it's amazing how this stuff just comes out of his mouth without a beat lost.

yeah it depends on who I'm aroudn.. when I'm around elders, I NEVER swear... i physically can't say a swearword at all around my parents or offiicers, etc... but for example if I'm in the woods on a cadet exercise with just other cadets my age... watch out. I also do it for the humour and when I'm really really mad.
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