Baby's First Swear Word

Matt Cherette · 03/17/11 10:24PM

Do you remember your first word? I can't recall mine, though I do know that my little sister's was "Duck." For baby Ellie—the star of this video—however, her utterance is a bit more... ah, f*ck it, just watch.

The President Needs Pants That Fit Where the 'Nuts Hang'

Max Read · 01/17/11 08:45PM

Forty-seven years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson needed pants. Pants that fit him better—as he put it—"where my nuts hang... back to my bunghole." Luckily, the phone call where he ordered those pants was recorded. For posterity.

Swearing on Milwaukee Buses Will Cost You $500

Max Read · 12/27/10 02:38AM

An undercover cop slapped Milwaukee resident Terry Duncan with a $500 ticket for cursing on a bus. Cursing! On a bus! Apparently, the words he used "started with an 'f' and an 's.'" So... "fart"? And "sex"? [WISN]

What Are the Most Popular Swear Words on TV?

Max Read · 11/10/10 03:37AM

The Parents Television Council—the conservative busybodies who like to complain about all the good stuff on TV—has done a study of television curse words. Finally, we can know for sure which are the most popular swears!

Cursing Is the New Oxycontin

cityfile · 07/14/09 02:56PM

"Cut your finger? Hurt your leg? Start swearing. It might lessen the pain. Researchers from the school of psychology at Britain's Keele University have found swearing can make you feel better as it can have a 'pain-lessening effect,' according to a study published in the journal NeuroReport." You'll find some inspiration—not that you need any, of course—in the video above. Just be sure to turn down your speakers if you happen to be at work. [Reuters]