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The joy of swearing

4 April 2017

8:50 AM

4 April 2017

8:50 AM

Proficiency in another language is always helpful, particularly when a discrete profanity is required.

In a life not always well spent mixing with soldiers of multiple nationalities in exotic locations, discovering new swear words has proved a valuable education.

What passes as unacceptably profane in one language may be acceptable in another particularly when the words are unfamiliar to the listener.

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