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Linguistics of swearing. http://lucyvee.blogspot.fi/2009/10/fck-off-you-cnts-swearing-in-scripts.html. By Hilla and Annika. Swearing can be a expression of positive and negative feelings .

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linguistics of swearing

Linguistics of swearing

http://lucyvee.blogspot.fi/2009/10/fck-off-you-cnts-swearing-in-scripts.html

By Hilla and Annika

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Swearing canbe a expression of positive and negativefeelings.

  • Swearing builtsup of rude and powerfulwords, whicharesometimesrelated to religion.
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Researcherssayithelpsrelievestress and pain a lotlikecrying(V. Wilson).

  • Swearing creates an masculineidentitythereforwomenarenotexpected to swear as much as men(V. Wilson).
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Swearing occursalmosteverywhere, butmostcommonlyamongstteenagersbecause in somecasesit is a way to belong to a certain (streotypical)group.

  • Swearing becomes a habitifyouareconstantlysurroundedbypeoplewhoswear(V. Wilson).
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  • Swearing is appropriatein differentsituationsbut in someculturesorcountries swearing is absolutelyforbidden(Norrick).
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