I’m Teaching My Kids to Swear

DiaryDad is teaching his kids to swear like the “best” of ’em. I have given up on watching my language around my kids.  I don’t let them swear though and I have no problem with the double standard either.  I have friends on both sides of the fence on this issue. Some are very careful […]

Who was That Strange Man who Swore too Much?

You can’t limit the vitality of a book’s form without limiting the vitality of a book’s content.

Can Excessive Cursing in the Media Actually Make Our Kids Meaner?

Tor Constantino shares research that links excessive cursing in the media with aggression in kids.

Do You Really Have an Influence On Your Kids?

You may think you know the answer, but Mike Crider suggests the answer may not be as compelling as we think.

Watch your %#$*ing Language At Work

Swearing is pretty common in pop culture, but Ged Naughton cautions that letting the f-word fly in the workplace could be a FCLM (a freaking career limiting move).

George Zimmerman and the Tragedy of Casual Racism

David Zucker gives his opinion on the George Zimmerman trial, and on the larger problem of casual racism in America.

Should Katy Perry Have Apologized To Chief Keef?

Chief Keef’s offensive comments to Katy Perry should warrant much harsher consequences according to Tracy Clayton.

This Guy Is Brave. (As in ‘Escapes Alive After Shark Breaks Into Shark Cage’ Brave)

Apparently you are double-lucky when you escape from a shark and your friend catches it on video.

Warning Signs of Abuse vs. Normal Sexual Behavior

Author Jayneen Sanders lists which behaviors are potential warning signs that a child may be being sexually abused… and just as importantly, which ones aren’t.

Homeless Hippie Hitchhiker Handles Hatchet Heroically

Soft-spoken sojourner saves stranger, seeks surfing, swears steadily.

Open Thread: How Do You Swear In Front of the Kids?

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a well placed expletive, unless little ears are within range.

Boys Can Curse But Girls Can’t?

Noah Brand has a few choice words for the sexist stereotypes surrounding a few choice words.

Ten Wicked Idioms That I Love

Without letting the cat out of the bag: Carl Pettit loves idioms suggesting the torture of house cats.

Why Does It Always Have to Be Me?

Drew Diaz wants to know why he’s got to be the heavy, every time.

Watch Your Mouth

Why something that sucks shouldn’t be a bad thing.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The Slut Walk for Men

Donald D’Haene brings us the origin of the word “slut,” as well as his support of the White Ribbon Campaign raising awareness of violence against women.