Swearing

There’s been a bit of a fuss about Tory leader David Cameron swearing on the radio.

Swearing is interesting isn’t it? It only works because it offends people, if it didn’t then it would no longer serve it’s purpose as a means of giving emphasis. So the swearers and the moralisers who denounce them, are in a symbiotic relationship.

And can’t help thinking of a couple of classic python takes on language prudishness.

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