8 Aug 2016

In Praise of @#$%!

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:09 pm on 8 August 2016
Profanity - book cover

Profanity - book cover Photo: supplied

One person's profanity is another's prose. 

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump certainly has no problem with the F bomb.  English professor Michael Adams believes dirty words have been given a bad rap over the centuries, yet they are a rich source of creativity. Adams comes to the defence of swear words in his book, In Praise of Profanity. 

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