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Filed under 'fuck'

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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July 27, 2008

I believe that is meant to say “fuel”

I believe that is meant to say “fuel”

but that's not what I saw when it caught my eye in the supermarket. This is what happens when your designer doesn't give a, ahem, "fuel".

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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October 16, 2007

This License Key Rated R for Strong Coarse Language

The problems with randomly creating strings… “It turns out that one day in the not-too-distant future, our random number generator gets filthy. On that day, one out of every 128 licenses generated will start with the F-bomb.”

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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 19, 2006

YouTube - The Big Lebowski - F_cking Short Version

Warning. May contain swearing.

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September 24, 2005

FUCK this website

Signs with words covered up by stickers bearing the word “FUCK”. Yes, I am childish enough to find this funny.

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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.