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From: Linda (LoveToRead) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostAug-9 6:52 PM 
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Books in America are full of swear words: the more recent, the more ...

It's not just your @#%& imagination: American books have gotten a lot more profane over the last six decades, according to a study led by a ...
 
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From: Bike (URALTOURIST1) DelphiPlus Member Icon3:00 PM 
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I am appalled at the viciousness of modern language usage in general, not to say that the same raw emotions cannot be expressed in polite terms.  Crudity for its own sake only illustrates the inability of the person to express themselves honestly.  I have no problem with the use of epithets and accents but in casual or even meaningful discourse, NO.

 

Warren
 
USCG Engineer 1961-1982
 
 
 

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