Profanity

Parenting: Are You A Sweary Mary Or A Mild Martha?

Celine Bell | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Parents
Celine Bell

I had some lovely feedback from my mum on one of my first published pieces. "It's terribly good darling, but isn't it a bit... well... sweary?!" Well, yes it is. And it seems I'm in excellent company as research shows that women are more likely to drop the F-bomb than men.

Harry Potter and the Expletive Of Doom

Vincent Fletcher | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Vincent Fletcher

Like most adults I pepper my language with colourful Anglo-Saxon phrases in the company of friends, but for 5 years I had kept my potty mouth shut within earshot of the kids and neither of them had uttered a salty word.