Benjamin K. Bergen



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What the F: What Swearing R...

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3.87 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 2012
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Benjamin K. Bergen
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“There are also older English curse words that have fallen out of favor, like zounds, which derives from God’s wounds, and gadzooks, from God’s eyes.”
Benjamin K. Bergen, What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves

“Very occasionally, you’ll come across gestures transcribed in words, like *shrug* or *sigh*, but these are vanishingly rare. A”
Benjamin K. Bergen, What the F: What Swearing Reveals About Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves

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