Swear Words

'Sex' Advice and Paddington Bear

Pat Higgins | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

In one of the strangest coincidences of all time, I had actually spent this very afternoon making weak jokes to a friend about how the new version of Paddington Bear was edgier, darker and, yes, sexier than previous versions. Turns out I was right.

C**ted Added to the Oxford English Dictionary: Do You Use the C Word?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellen Stewart

Since 2000 the OED has been updated quarterly in order to offer an authoritative, up-to-date catalogue of the evolving modern language. But what exactly does it say about Generation Y when the most recent additions to the word glossary are adjectives like c**ted, c**ting, c**tish and c**ty?

What the F**k Is Wrong With Swearing?

Adam Croft | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Croft

I'll level with you: I'm on the fence somewhat. I'm very much of a mind that gratuitous swearing is best avoided. That's why it's gratuitous. Whilst I'm being honest, I may as well throw in that I spend a lot of time in pubs. Gratuitous swearing is rife in many pubs, which I'm sure will not be particularly shocking news to you.

WATCH: Ridiculous Edited-For-TV Movie Swearing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Warning: This video, by its very nature, contains some very bad language. (Yes, even that word.) But in its defence, it is very funny. YouTube user...

WATCH: Angry Reporter Swears To Camera

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Comedy

This is a video of a reporter swearing. As such, it features swear words - and so readers of a delicate disposition may want to click away... now. ...

I Swear It Helps: Expletives 'Help Pain Relief'

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Swearing can provide effective relief from pain - but not if people swear many times a day, according to research. Experts found swearing helped pe...

Dear Mr F**k Off - Dad Receives Insulting Credit Card Application

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

Halifax referred to a Lancashire dad as ‘F**k Off’ on a credit card application form, in an embarrassing gaff by the national bank. Horrified s...