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  • n. Plural form of swearer.


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  • One is that swearers swear because the word loses meaning.

    The case FOR women swearing — Fusion Despatches

  • Yes indeed. well of course you can blame the Irish surnamed, Hippocratic oath swearers for the Baldrick like plan which was hatched in the plankton brain of Mathews.


  • And when you're around such talented swearers you naturally pick it up.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Someone at b3ta found this XML list of obscenities on a website for women's deodorant (wtf?) and recommends that "any ambitious young swearers out there study it thoroughly"; we plan on using the term "chutney ferret" as much as possible from now on.

    Boing Boing: April 25, 2004 - May 1, 2004 Archives

  • Dams, and the Van Dams, — incontinent hard swearers, as their names betoken.

    Washington Irving

  • Then the liars and swearers are fools, for there are liars and swearers enow to beat the honest men and hang up them.


  • If traitors are executed for swearing and telling lies, why should not the swearers and liars hang up the honest men instead, since there are more swearers and liars?


  • ¶ And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

    Malachi 3.

  • When magistrates are profane swearers, or scoffers at the power of religion, or drunkards, or unclean persons, or covetous oppressors, a great obstruction must needs be laid in the way of public repentance and reformation; neither doth this difficulty at present arise merely from their personal sins and miscarriages, but also from the want of conviction, and a sense of their duty in their places, with the account which they must give thereof.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Christ hath done in these days, and yet in the meantime to walk as the men of the world, -- in a spirit of pride, selfishness, and wrath, in sensuality or pleasure, in neglect of prayer and humiliation, yea, of all gospel duties, -- swearers and drunkards do not so dishonour Christ as such men do.

    The Sermons of John Owen


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