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Author Byrne, Emma, 1978- author.

Title Swearing is good for you [electronic resource] : the amazing science of bad language / Emma Byrne.

Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

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Contents Introduction: what the fuck is swearing? -- The bad language brain: neuroscience and swearing -- 'Fuck! that hurts': pain and swearing -- Tourette's syndrome, or why this chapter shouldn't be in this book -- Disciplinary offence: swearing in the workplace -- 'You damn dirty ape': (other) primates that swear -- No language for a lady: gender and swearing -- Schiesse, merde, cachau: swearing in other languages -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] W. W. Norton & Company 2018 Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Obscene words -- Words, Obscene.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cloud.
ISBN 9781324000297 (electronic bk.)

 
    
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