The Station Wagon podcast: Seattle - Snoqualmie - Olympia: Episode 2: Giving up Swearing

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Episode 2: Giving up Swearing

In this episode, we have given up swearing for two weeks. That's right, no bad language, strong language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, vulgar language, lewd language, swearing, cursing, cussing, or using expletives. Of course, we bring you the latest definitions and history of swearing wrapped up with a bow.


  1. Web articles
    1. Seven Dirty Words
    2. Profanity Without Using Curse Words
    3. Why Do We Swear?
    4. Nine Things You Probably Didn't Know About Swear Words
    5. Hell Yes: The 7 Best Reasons for Swearing
    6. Which Industry Inspires the Most Swearing?
    7. Does Swearing at Work Get the Job Done?
    8. The Science of Swearing: A look into the human MIND and other less socially acceptable four-letter words
  2. Research papers:
    1. Stephens, R. & Umland, C. (2011). Swearing as a response to pain-effect of daily swearing frequency. Journal of Pain, 12(12), 1274-1281.
    2. Stone, T.E., McMillan, M., Hazelton, M. (2010). Swearing: its prevalence in healthcare settings and impact on nursing practice. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 17(6), 528-34.
    3. Wah, L. (1999). Profanity in the Workplace. Management Review, 88(6), p. 8