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Published: 30 May 2013

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199742677

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Holy Sh*t

A Brief History of Swearing

Melissa Mohr

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