The Top Dirty Words

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Trends In Teenage Talk reports on the frequency of curse words in London (on the left) and the east coast in the US (on the right). Vaughan Bell goes off:

I would first like to express my disappointment that the word bollocks is being neglected by UK teenagers. Unfortunately, a decline in social standards and a lack of respect for tradition is leading to a generation of fucking obsessed adolescents.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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