Holly and I are both a little foul-mouthed. For varying degrees of "little." And, in a burst of insight, we decided to talk about swearing for an entire podcast.
- How bleeping affects people's perspectives on whether a show is entertaining
- The awesomeness of the Count, censored, and Jimmy Kimmel swearing
- The taboo sources of swearwords, which are themselves swear
- Swearing at work
- Various swearing anecdotes, some of which you can find the source of on YouTube
- Swearing and nursing
- Swearing and coaching
- Benevolent sexism
- When I was in the drum and bugle corps, and we had to do 10 push-ups for every letter in the swearword we said (if we got caught)
- Various swearing contexts: in relationships, at inanimate objects, and whatnot
- The incongruity of Betty White and Bob Saget
- The Christian Bale meltdown audio
- Swearing and video games
- How much swearing is really on TV, even though we have the perception that it's not allowed
- The varying versions of the Cee Lo Green song, and Naughty By Nature (though I think the group I was really thinking of was 2 Live Crew)
- Standards and Practices
- Things that sound like words but are not. Like sofa king.
- Unintentionally sexual news graphics
- Trends of permissiveness
- Listener mail! From Bridget, who talked about how musicians travel with instruments, in response on our Release the Hounds episode
- Aitchison, Jean. "Whassup? Slang and Swearing Among School Children." Education review. Vol. 19, No. 2.
- Howell, Jennifer L. and Traci A. Guiliano. "The Effect of Expletive Use and Team Gender Perceptions of Coaching Effectiveness." The Journal of Sport Behavior. Vol. 31, No. 1
- Ivory, James D. et al. "Good clean fun? A content analysis of profanity in video games and its prevalence across game systems and ratings." Cyber Psychology & Behavior. Vol. 12, No. 4, 2009.
- Kaye, Barbara K. and Barry S. Sapolsky. "Taboo or Not Taboo? That is the Question: Offensive Language on Prime-time Broadcast and Cable Programming." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. Vol. 53, no. 1.
- Krcmar, Marina and Steve Sohn. "The Role of Bleeps and Warnings in Viewers' Perceptions of On-air Cursing." Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media." Vol. 48, No. 4
- Sapolsky, Barry S. and Barbara K. Kaye. "The Use of Offensive Language by Men and Women in Prime Time Television Entertainment." Atlantic Journal of Communication.
- Stone, T.E. et al. "Swearing: Its Prevalence in Healthcare Settings and Impact on Nursing Practice." Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. 2010.
Episode link: Swearing
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