Linguistics:  Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists – ScienceAlert


You’re damn right.

The use of obscene or taboo language – or swearing, as it’s more commonly known – is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks vocabulary, cannot express themselves in a less offensive way, or even lacks intelligence.

Studies have shown, however, that swearing may in fact display a more, rather than less, intelligent use of language….

Source: Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists – ScienceAlert

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