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Filed under 'swearing'

October 4, 2009

PCalc Prevents iPhone Profanity

Thank gawd at least ONE iPhone developer is Thinking Of The Children!

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July 12, 2009

Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief

Psychological study suggests that use of profanity could be a source of pain relief.

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July 2, 2009

Let's not get so feckin' hung up about swearing | David Mitchell

Stonking article by David Mitchell on the strangeness of people being offended by profanity. “It’s daft to say a particular sound, regardless of context, must never be uttered, and ironically only guarantees it will be, by giving it rebellious cachet.”

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February 5, 2009

Barack Obama is tired of your motherfucking shit

Barack Obama recorded an audiobook of Dreams of My Father, which means he says the words of the people in his life. Including Ray, who swore. Which means we have an MP3 of our president saying “You ain’t my bitch, nigga.”

This? Is awesome.

January 28, 2009

Zero Punctuation : Gears of War 2

Best Zero Punctuation in a while, not least for introducing me to the phrase “triple-cunted hooker”.

October 22, 2007

TNR Online | What the F***?

Fucking excellent article on swearing. “Swearing raises many other puzzles—linguistic, neurobiological, literary, political.”

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September 27, 2007

RussellBeattie.com - Fuck

“Fuck is just a word. I use it liberally when I don’t feel like filtering (and I feel that by not filtering, the post will be better for it). So get over it, you bunch of pansy ass, oversensitive, hypocritical whiners.”

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April 27, 2007

Ironic Sans: Idea: Uncensor the Internet with Greasemonkey

Greasemonkey script to fix one of my pet peeves — W*nk*rs wh* ast*risk sw**r-w*rds. If you’re not willing to say “fuck”, saying “f*ck” isn’t any more genteel, you f**ker.

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July 10, 2006

Profanity Adventures

“A nostalgic look at what used to happen when you tried typing swear words into text adventures”. Missing are those text adventures that swore *at* you, when you typed in the names of rival games companies, magazines that had given them bad reviews, etc.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.