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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:06 am 
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Several of you requested sources from my class last year on swearing. Here they are. Enjoy!

ENGL 499 History of the English Language Revealed Through Swear Words


BOOKS
Bryson, The Mother Tongue
Mohr, Holy Shit: A Brief History of Swearing
Sheidlower (ed), The F Word

YOUTUBE
“Fuck” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvPbxZmZxZ8
“George Carlin’s 7 Words”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyBH5oNQOS0

WEBSITES
Interview with Melissa Mohr: https://www.wuwm.com/post/brief-history ... g#stream/0
Spurr, “Swearing in Early Modern English”: https://www.historyextra.com/period/med ... n-english/

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;-D when done properly it IS an art form

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