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Their plan to swear in Mr Joho was aborted a few minutes after police officers dispersed the crowd.
My hypothesis is if you don't swear as often, then when you do swear, you're drawing more on those emotional brain structures, because most of your swearing is done only out of strong emotions," she said.
If you get it written down 'we are very annoyed and morally offended by Hodgson, the England manager, using a swear word.
e stereotype is that those who swear have a low IQ or are inarticulate is wrong.
The new oath, published in the official gazette, necessitates that the army officer swears loyalty to the Republic of Egypt, to protect its safety, security, sea, land and airspace inside and outside of its borders.
Under the new bylaw, which passed by a 183-50 vote, residents who swear loudly in a public area can be assessed a $20 fine.
Researchers at Keele University's School of Psychology recruited 71 undergraduates who were asked to carry out a cold-water challenge while either repeating a swear word or a nonswear word.
CHP leader said party members would attend the parliament session, however would not swear in.
Some people swear in front of women which I don't understand.
When people had a swear word for their mantra (popular choices: the s-word, f-word, two b-words and a c-word), they were able to keep a hand in the chilly water longer.
2 : to make a statement or promise with sincerity or under oath : vow <I swear to tell the truth.
Not only did the football coach agree that the team would sign and even wear their team jerseys that day, but he went a step further by awarding pushups to team members and coaches if they swear during practice and games.
From analysis of the instability of swearing terms to those which have evolved over time, and surveys of taboos and their usage, AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SWEARING does more than chart common and changing swear words: it documents their underlying social causes and impact and provides scholarly reference under each general swear word theme.
Not only does he include many entries detailing the linguistic origins of various swear words and terms, but he also looks at a host of issues arising from the changing role and function of swearing in the English language, as well as issues related to the scholarly study of swearing.
From there, she covers specific words and their multiple, er, grammatical functions; swearing in other languages and how it's perceived; gender-specific terms; and even whether people "need" to swear at all.