Carol Bartz, fired as chief executive of Yahoo Inc. YHOO -0.20% last September, wishes she did one thing differently during her troubled tenure.

"I probably wouldn't have said the F-word,'' Ms. Bartz said at a Women in the Economy conference this month organized by The Wall Street Journal. Fellow Yahoo directors discouraged her frequent use of swear words, people familiar with the matter have said.

Read the whole story at Wall Street Journal