- Did Kurt Geenbaumn go too far? Wafapoor, Farzad // St. Louis Journalism Review;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 39 Issue 316, p4
The article discusses the blog of Kurt Greenbaum, the director of Social Media for the newspaper "Saint Louis Post-Dispatch" about not tolerating profanity or vulgarity online, which gained comments and outrage from the Internet community.
- Best of the Leadership Blogs. // Executive Leadership;Oct2012, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p5
Several blogs concerning the cursing of workers on the job, appreciation of employees, and corporate culture are discussed.
- My husband can't seem to stop swearing. Kesler, Jay // Marriage Partnership;Fall95, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p70
Presents answers to a wife's question about her husband's inability to stop swearing.
- The Social Meanings of Swearing: Workers and Bad Language in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia. Smith, S.A. // Past & Present;Aug98, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p167
Presents an analysis of changes in the concept of swearing, examining the use and representations of swearing among workers in Russia. Examination of the obscene context of the Russian language; Impact of the eased censorship which accompanied the end of Communism; Why it is impossible to...
- I can't believe I said that! White, Diane // Redbook;Mar94, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p38
Opinion. Comments on the use of profane language or swearing. People's expectation that women don't use abusive language in public; Situations where swearing is appropriate or justified; Teenagers' use of swear-words as part of conventional language and communication; Reason why profane words...
- Dirty-word watch. // Parenting;Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p174
Focuses on young children swearing. Insight on why children may swear; Suggestions to parents.
- Curses! White, Richard B.; Koorland, Mark A. // Teaching Exceptional Children;Summer96, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p48
Presents 12 recommendations for dealing with profanity in schools. Four categories of curse words; How to face the problem of cursing; Examples of cursing.
- Only words: Racial slurs and the lexicon of teenagers. Poindexter, Owen; Koestler, Larry // New York Amsterdam News;12/28/96, Vol. 87 Issue 52, p20
Discusses the use of swear words, and particularly racial slurs. Use of profanities seen as a natural part of the English language; Meaning of the term `nigger'; Sign of ignorance when blacks use the word `nigger' to describe themselves.
- Profane language among the tribes of the upper Tangi. Nations, Opal Louis // Kenyon Review;Spring90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p144
Focuses on profane language among the tribes of the upper Tangi, in Australia. Laughter as initial reaction to pain which is not excruciating; Practice of calling upon the name of a dead relative as innocuous profanity; Examples of swearing.