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Why fuck? Ubiquitous fuck The power of taboo Fuck etymology Linguistics, psycholinguistics, and taboo Fuck fetish Fuck jurisprudence Them's fighting words! Obscenity: they know it when they see it "Fuck the draft": offensive and vulgar speech Pacifica, a pig in the parlor, and Powell Profanity, Private Ryan, and a Prada purse Genderspeak and the workplace Tinker's armband, but not Cohen's coat Fuck in teacher speech Fuck forever.