Do people swear because they don't know enough words

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuestions About Language
Subtitle of host publication What Everyone Should Know About Language in the 21st Century
EditorsLaurie Bauer, Andreea Calude
Place of PublicationAbingdon Oxon UK
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter4
Pages47-64
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780367175023
ISBN (Print)9780367175009 , 9780367175016
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • taboo, dysphemism, euphemism, avoidance-language, proscribed behaviour, insult, swearing

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