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Bad Language

A Crash Course on Mormon Cursing

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 10.14.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

My parents moved us to Utah when I was ten, and there I became so used to the Mormon habit of not swearing that even into my twenties when I was in graduate school, I struggled with books and movies that I was required to watch/read for my studies that had bad language in them.

The Vulgarity of Our Times

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

To me, the vulgarity in the novel was not its language. What truly makes me cringe -- the most vulgar and obscene things in life -- are humanity's ubiquitous displays of unrelenting greed, hatred, intolerance, and the unquenchable need of people to make war.

I Swear This Has To Stop

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

In a place like New York City, where people are packed together so closely that private conversations can become community events, I see very little concern about having bad language overheard.