TITLE

Sacra ac Profana: The Art of Swearing in Latin

AUTHOR(S)
Echols, Edward C.
PUB. DATE
December 1979
SOURCE
American Scholar;Winter79-Winter80, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the art of swearing in Latin. Dark side of swearing; Man's initial attempts at communication by way of swear sounds favored by all recorded cursing cultures; Mandatory appearance of sacred words in the solemn oath asseverative.
ACCESSION #
5317617

 

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