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v to take an oath; to become legally obligated by an oath properly administered.

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Q. Hello everyone !!! are you excited with the swearing of Obama To presidency??? i sure am !!! may we all get a little joy and peaceful time wit hour fresh president ... and let us all wish him a great start and a chance to change our lives ... Good Luck Mr.President Obama !!!

A. well said Mrfoot65! May all the people in America receive the healthcare treatment they need. God bless.

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We have taken this a step further to show that swearing is an emotional language.
Our research shows that this is not the case - that swearing can also be an intensifier used at times of elation or excitement.
He said: "The problem with us in the US is because there is swearing in it - there cannot be swearing in any TV shows on any network channel.
Sergie Smirnov, chairman of the Moscow Regional Bar Association, a group of lawyers, said the proposal to ban swearing is "relevant and timely".
Others are concerned with the lack of control (71 percent) and lack of maturity (68 percent) demonstrated by swearing at work, while 54 percent said swearing at work makes an employee appear less intelligent.
but towns should not focus on swearing as a means to get money.
The Naked Chef, 36, previously sparked viewers' complaints after swearing more than 20 times during an episode of Ministry Of Food, in which he dished out healthy cooking advice to the residents of Rotherham.
Kiir will also be sworn in as First Vice President of the Republic of Sudan, but this will be after the swearing in of the President-elect, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir.
Iowa Credit Union League, Des Moines, Iowa, announced the swearing in of 12 Iowa credit union representatives to the board of directors.
But the opposite actually occurred: Subjects were able to keep their hand submerged longer while they were swearing.
Jay says the study goes beyond whether swearing should be frowned upon in polite society: "When you try to describe swearing in moral terms--is it good or bad--it keeps you from getting at the deeper evolutionary links.
If it is evil in itself, then swearing will by all means be also illicit.