Within days of swearing
, Bill was back to dropping f-bombs in traffic jams.
In both situations, they found that swearing
rudely resulted in significant improvements in performance compared with uttering 'neutral' words.
But in his memoir, Down and Out in Paris and London, Orwell seems to take an interested delight in the English capacity for swearing
So quite why it is that swearing
has these effects on strength and pain tolerance remains to be discovered," explained study author Dr.
The study followed up earlier work that showed swearing
increases pain tolerance, helping explain the common reaction to hitting one's thumb with a hammer.
Dr Stephens added: "Quite why it is that swearing
has these effects on strength and pain tolerance remains to be discovered.
Peak power was increased by an average 24 watts by swearing
, the scientists found.
Dr Richard Stephens of Keele University, who led the study, said swearing
may stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, which makes your heart pound when faced with danger.
In fact, in Thai society, swearing
in public is one of the main 'social sins' one can commit.
Someone else was swearing
and they've said it was me.
A Pennsylvania judge forbade a Muslim woman from swearing
on the Quran before taking the witness stand in a custody dispute.
Bad Language THE language of the young is without doubt unique Without swearing
some could not communicate or speak Was it mother or father they first heard swear Or was it grandad in his rocking chair Young women can swear just as good as men Choice language I cannot write with my pen Some are lead to believe that swearing
is clever But there is no excuse whatsoever There is a time and place for a swear word But in general by the public it should not be heard Most of us swear more than we ought We should all give our language a little more thought.