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  • Profanity

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    Profanity “Money doesn’t talk, it swears.” Many of the most brilliant minds throughout time have used profanity. Shakespeare’s best works were revised and edited in order to remove the numerous curse words or obscene phrases he included. The harmless use of profanity in an informal setting should not be penalized, by the assignment of an essay. Profanity continuously evolves, and has a very rich and interesting history. The system of assigning essays for the use of profanity is ineffective and

  • profanity

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    how ever manner they would like to and it leads to the use of profanity in class. While teaching, there are curse words thrown around in the lesson. We live in a society with people who apply profanity as part of their language on a daily basis. As a result, students are unconcerned when an instructor uses it while teaching, but there are some who can be religious and find it offensive. I believe instructors should not apply profanity in class because it shows the lack of professionalism, they should

  • Situational Awareness, Profanities, and Desensitization

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    acceptable? Countless people would argue that no circumstance justifies using profanities, however, if they were to say that they have never sworn, they would be lying. Profanities have a time and place, but you have to be aware of where and to whom you use them on. Sometimes when people are angry or upset noting can sum up how they are feeling quite like a swearword. When teenagers and young adults socialize, profanities are not far behind, however, it is often in good natured fun. The key is to identify

  • Exposing Children To Profanity

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    controversy has erupted in the United States because the government is unable to determine the limitations on this right. "In early America when our forefathers wrote the Constitution, profanity was not accepted" (Shoeder 72). This makes determining the true definition of "speech" difficult. A majority of people believe profanity is an acceptable form of language. These people feel that they are free to say what they want without worrying about the rights of others. Due to this insensitivity, a child has

  • Abstain From The Use Of Profanity

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    2015 For this assignment, I chose to abstain from the use of profanity. I chose to give up profanity because it is something that I know will be difficult for me. I also chose this particular activity to give up because I associate my use of profanity with a very hard time in my life. Since that time, I have worked very diligently to be a better person and to erase the aspects of the person that I used to be. By giving up the use of profanity, I will be able to start erasing another aspect of that person

  • Essay on the Use of Profanity by William Shakespeare

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    Use of Profanity by Shakespeare The evolution of written profanity began roughly in the sixteenth century, and continues to change with each generation that it sees.  Profanity is recognized in many Shakespearean works, and has continually evolved into the profane language used today.  Some cuss words have somehow maintained their original meanings throughout hundreds of years, while many others have completely changed meaning or simply fallen out of use. William Shakespeare, though it

  • Penalizing Profanity Promotes Use of It

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    Penalizing Profanity Promotes Use of It Profane language is used once every six minutes on network television shows, every two minutes on premium cable shows, and every three minutes in major motion pictures, according to a new study by the Centre for Media and Public Affairs¹. Upon learning this information, one would make the assumption that profanity is another common attribute to our daily lives, such as brushing our teeth. But what is profane language? Webster's dictionary defines it as

  • Why Should Profanity Be Illegal in Public?

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    for 3 reasons: 1.) Works of media or art are diminished by the use of profanity. 2.) Children exposed to profanity in a public setting may come to believe that profanity is an acceptable form of language, rather than the gruff set of exclamations and insults that they are. 3.) It makes the American people appear less intelligent and, to be put simply, crude and uncivilized. The first point I’d like to make is that profanity is far too prominent in the television and movies we watch and the music

  • Example Of Profanity

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    target person, as in: eat shit and die, I hope you break your neck, you should rot in jail for that crime. (b) Profanity Profanity is based on it religious distinction. An example of profanity would be a word of phrase which seeks not to denigrate God, religion or holy affairs but would be based more on ignorance of or indifference to these matters. These might be something

  • Viewers Perceptions of On-Air Cursing

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    variable of verbal aggressiveness to test for possible interactions. Overall, the warning labels increased enjoyment of the program containing profanity among college students. Bleeping had no effect on either program liking or perceptions of realism; however, bleeping decreased perceptions of the program's offensiveness, and increased viewers' perceptions of profanity frequently estimates. Lastly, verbally aggressive participants perceived the program as more realistic, and the language as less offensive

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