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Ep. 149 | What Makes a Curse Word a Curse Word? Swearing Science

Ep. 149 | What Makes a Curse Word a Curse Word? Swearing Science

Update: 2022-08-22
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Dr. Benjamin Bergen is a Cognitive Science professor at the University of California San Diego, the author of the book, What the F, and was featured on the Netflix series “The History of Swear Words.” Here he shares what makes a word bad, discusses the future of cussing, the efficacy of word prohibition & the cultural influence of cursing etymology around the world.

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Ep. 149 | What Makes a Curse Word a Curse Word? Swearing Science

Ep. 149 | What Makes a Curse Word a Curse Word? Swearing Science

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