In what circles is foul or obscene language common in your culture?
QUESTION: Your six-year old son makes a remark that is obscene and racist at the dinner table. You should:
A. Ask how he learned this and explain why it should not be used.
B. Threaten punishment if he says such a thing again.
C. Ignore it as you are sure he didn’t mean it as it sounds.
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A. Will best help him understand the inappropriateness of such language and his answers will likely also give insight as to whom at school or in the neighborhood is having this influence on his vocabulary. Threats may make the behavior go underground rather than change.
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