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  • July 17, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    What a great article. I didn’t learn to swear until high school and NEVER did it in front of my parents. Not because of religion, it just wasn’t “appropriate”. My parents were all about the importance of “appropriateness”. Me, not so much. I’m a rebel, even at 62. So, when the sunscreen fell out of the cupboard into the toilet the other day, my spouse was not surprised by the the “mother fucker!!!” that came out of my mouth, and didn’t say a word. I somehow felt better.


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