Swear Words – and this is across all human cultures – arise from body functions, including sex and religion. There is a tabbooness to the shock value.
So in an era where “fuck” is now on par with “you know” and other space holder words and phrases; we are now facing a dearth of swear words
given that body functions are really not dirty or negative or shocking.
makes it hard to do name calling…
Cunt… Twat…. actually those are both too good for you
said the lesbian who wasn’t getting any rights, eh?
the history of invisibility, eh?