Cursing Through the Ages

by Joey deVilla on November 30, 2005

I’m a bit busy revamping the Tucows developer sites, so there’s little time to write. That doesn’t mean you’ll leave empty-handed: I’ve saved this guide to things that were considered swear words and phrases over the past few hundred years. I figure it’s timely: with an election on the horizon, there are bound to be curse words aplenty over the next few weeks.

Graphic: Timeline showing swear words from 1300 through 1900.

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Anonymous November 30, 2005 at 8:57 pm

“Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons” takes on a whole new meaning. Or a whole old meaning.

Monster-Maniac July 27, 2007 at 7:06 pm

Good to know.

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