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- v. Present participle of swear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from swear, v.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury
- n. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
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Either way, its legacy in swearing is too huge to ignore.
Swearing is also blasphemous (The term swearing has different meanings, positive and negative) You probably meant to use 'rude.'
Not of what they said in swearing, which is the most solemn speaking: They have spoken words, and words only, for they meant not as they said; they did verba dare -- give words.
Come on, swearing is (and has always been) part of any language.
People who today would no longer dream of saying they are having a "senior moment" or suffering from mild Alzheimer's now laugh about and think they're clever when they say they have "vehicular Tourette's" as they swear in the car at other drivers (though in fact swearing is only one possible, and an uncommon one at that, verbal tic that can characterize TS).
Tuthill added that the ACLU will continue to bring lawsuits until the practice of issuing citations for swearing is stopped.
“Unfortunately, many police departments in the commonwealth do not seem to be getting the message that swearing is not a crime,” said Marieke Tuthill of the ACLU of Pennsylvania.
How many other blogs can you find where swearing is so ingrained in the replies that if it is not there you think ...
Are we adults or children? swearing is bad for adults? can we stop being the joke of the rest of the world and stop trying to 'not say bad words' when its ok to show killing in prime time tv machtim akannah
Rahm says, quote, "In our house, swearing is a term of affection."