Swear words should not be considered inappropriate
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Using a swear word in that situation is useful and can be involuntary, the issue i have with swearing, is when it creeps into everyday discourse; The reason for a swear word to exist is for it to have a shock factor/insult factor when spoken, once a word becomes common and used everyday, it loses that value.
Words do not start out as swear words, for example: Retarded, N*gro and Sp*stic all began as non offensive terms, which then became offensive as people began to insult each other with them, so then people made up new non offensive words, for example, one hundred years ago, you would refer to a physically disabled person as 'crippled' but this became derogatory, so they changed the name to 'handicapped' but again, this became derogatory, so now in the 21st century the correct term is 'physically disabled'.
So this explains why non curse words are okay, whereas curse words are not okay, it is because words change over time and swear words are always evolving and changing meaning.
Now when i was a child, the most awful word i ever heard was the F*** word, i never heard it on TV, i rarely heard anyone say it out loud and if i did hear someone say it, my mum would be nearby to tell me, oh what a rude person, so i grew up with a knowledge that it was rude, but nowadays, i hear it inserted into every conversation between people of all classes and it's just become a filler word, it doesn't even have any meaning or shock value or purpose anymore, it's started to have the same level of impact as 'oh my god' Which dare i say a few hundred years ago was a terrible curse, of course i still don't say the F*** word, and i don't believe people should generally, because...
Swearing in my opinion makes you seem uneducated, lacking vocabulary to use a better word and to be honest, if someone starts swearing or cursing i have a tendency to switch off and not take that persons opinion with any real weight, whenever i see people begin an argument in a youtube comments section for example, it just becomes a fight to see who can throw the most abuse at one another, which i do not think is right, nor should it be condoned.
By making these swear words commonplace we are making ourselves look highly unintellectual, i don't know where you are from or how it's like in other parts of the world but when someone swears here in the UK, just in a sentence, you will build an opinion of that person as uneducated and be unable to take them seriously, If you look at someone like, Gordon Ramsey, who is perhaps famous for his swearing, he manages to fit some swear word into almost every line he says they just lose meaning. it becomes incessant, it becomes background noise and you can't take him seriously, he is a comic character and anyone like him in real life would be fired.
We can not stop people creating swear words, and we can't stop people from saying them, but to say, 'Swear words should not be considered inappropriate' is totally wrong, Swear Words are inappropriate, there only reason for being is to insult or abuse people, specifically minorities, they serve no beneficiary service except to relieve pain or maybe help someone deal with anger, but in most cases, a swear word is used to insult someone.
And i do not find that tasteful, or appropriate!
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