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Published: 14 July 2016

336 Pages | 17 b&w illus.


ISBN: 9780190491680

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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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