Journals Higher Education

$24.95

Hardcover

29 April 2013

336 Pages | 17 black-and-white

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199742677


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Holy Sh*t

A Brief History of Swearing

Melissa Mohr

  • Contains original research into the history of swearing, and is scrupulous in analyzing the claims of other scholars
  • Corrects popular myths about swearing--for example, the F-word does not come from "Fornicate Under Command of the King"
  • Humorous and lively writing
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