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.

Why This Mum Isn't Hugely Bothered That Her 5-Year-Old Has Started Swearing

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Parents

A mum blogger has revealed she isn’t really bothered that one of her children has started swearing in front of her. Mum-of-four, Constance Hall, ad...

7 Reasons You Should Definitely Swear More

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Using swear words as a major part of your daily vocabulary generally isn’t considered to be a good thing, but it seems science begs to differ. While...

Why You Should (Probably) Swear More In The Gym

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you eff and blind in the gym, you might actually be doing your body some favours. That’s according to new research, which suggests that muscle st...

Living With Tourettes Syndrome

Katy Mann | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Mann

Last year I spent a lovely couple of weeks in France with friends. Thankfully friends who understand that I shout at them and their children. My current shout-ism is "c**k", which we've managed to pretend is "cake", "cot" and "cod" amongst many others.

Why We're Swearing To Take On Mental Illness In Young People

Cynthia Joyce | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK
Cynthia Joyce

The message of our new campaign is one that I hope will make people not just stop and take notice, but stop and take action: 'It's time to swear to take on mental illness in young people'. Why swearing? Because it perfectly encompasses how so many of us feel about the state of mental healthcare today.

This Sweary Christmas Colouring Book Will Make You Feel 'Festive As F**k'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If December makes you want to shout “bah humbug” at the top of your lungs, you need to check out Edwina McNamee’s Christmas Colouring Book. The ...

Mummy Blogger Films Herself Swearing In Bedtime Story While Son Listens

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Parents

A mummy blogger has gone viral after reading a controversial book to her toddler, that features heavy swearing. Sophie Cachia, aka The Young Mummy, po...

Swearers Anonymous

Tina Medlock | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Parents
Tina Medlock

I am no different to any other parent (I hope) in that I don't believe my son as a little angel; he's not. I have exactly the same frustrations as other people I know. Some days are just inevitably harder than others.

How Motherhood Taught Me To Give Zero F**ks

Sarah Lawton | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Lawton

Don't you just love the expression "I give zero f**ks"? Maybe not if you aren't a swearer, but as someone who is rather fond of letting off some blue steam now and again, I appreciate it. Especially in response to something really annoying. There are a lot of things I cared about pre-parenthood that I can now give zero f**ks about.

Worried About Your Child Swearing? Here's How To Get Them To Stop

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Parents

All of us hope that our little angels will never swear, ever. Unfortunately that’s never quite how it works out, but we can at least hope they hold ...

Dealing with A Potty Mouthed Toddler

Cheryl Barry | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Parents
Cheryl Barry

My 2 year old has started swearing. Yes I know, I can practically see the look on your face now as you read this. But before you judge me, can I just say that it's really not my fault, I lay that blame firmly at the feet of my husband who uses the phrase "Bloody" or "Bloody Hell," more than he realises.

Salford Council Bans Swearing And People Can't F**king Believe It

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK

A local council's extraordinary step of banning swearing has triggered a backlash from human rights campaigners. Salford City Council has adopted a...

London Coffee Shop Threatened By Lawyers For 'Offensive' Sign Caves To Name Change

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

A coffee shop in South London has vowed to change its name after lawyers warned the business would be taken to court if it refused to remove an "offen...

This London Coffee Shop Is Being Threatened By Lawyers For Its 'Offensive' Name

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

A coffee shop in South London has been told by lawyers that it must remove its "offensive" sign or face being taken to court. UPDATE: 'Fuckoffee' w...

Doll Teaches 2-Year-Old To Say 'F**k It', Leaving Parents Horrified

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Parents

The horrified parents of a two-year-old have are desperately trying to get her to forget some of her first words, after a doll they bought her for her...

This Advert Full Of Kids Swearing Is Enough To Brighten Anyone's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Comedy

WARNING: NSFW language. Adverts are always trying to be funny, but few of them actually make the cut. This one will probably have you in stitches, ...

Why ​I Won't Stop Swearing In Front Of My Children

Parentdish UK | Hazel Davis | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents

One of the most common refrains I heard when I first got pregnant was, "Oh you'll have to stop swearing now." Ever since I was old enough and felt ...

Toddlers Swearing Shouldn't Be Funny... But It Is

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents

We know we shouldn't laugh, (it only encourages them to do it more) but toddlers swearing is funny. Hearing the f-word or the s-word (we're being d...

Swearing Isn't Ladylike... F*&K That

Sophie Deal | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

The unapologetically profane Nicki Minaj summed it up when she asked: 'Why do people ask me to lose swear words? Do people ask Eminem to lose swear words? Do they ask Lil Wayne to lose swear words?'

Reactions to Offensive Language

Richard Masefield | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK
Richard Masefield

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Untrue apparently. Because the capacity of individuals to be hurt or offended by ...

The One with the Great British Bake Off

Georgy Jamieson | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgy Jamieson

How in the name of iced fingers do they not eff and jeff like a docker? I would be effing and blinding with the best of them when it all went Pete Tong or I burnt myself on a Swiss roll tin or someone left my ice cream out of the freezer!

Potty-Mouthed Talking Barbie Has Some Choice Words For You

SWNS | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK

She’s blonde, plastic, pretty and she’s got the mouth of a sailor. This talking Barbie doll certainly pulled no punches when she apparently ask...

The Reality of Swearing on Social Media

Gregor Smith | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gregor Smith

Recently, I found myself involved as a "Twitter expert" in a "radio debate" about swearing on social media. It went so well that they missed out publishing that week's show podcast and I said "sir" live on air, which while it isn't a swear word, is a feature of my speech that really annoys me that I'm trying to eliminate.

R.I.P Front Magazine

Tom Ward | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Ward

I first read Front Magazine in 2007. I was on a train coming back from Paris after a holiday with my girlfriend's family. I spent the entire journey covering my mouth in case my girlfriend's mum heard me laughing and asked what I was reading.