First American edition.
1 online resource (232 pages)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: what the fuck is swearing? -- The bad language brain: neuroscience and swearing -- 'Fuck! that hurts': pain and swearing -- Tourette's syndrome, or why this chapter shouldn't be in this book -- Disciplinary offence: swearing in the workplace -- 'You damn dirty ape': (other) primates that swear -- No language for a lady: gender and swearing -- Schiesse, merde, cachau: swearing in other languages -- Conclusion.
Print version record.
Print version: Byrne, Emma, 1978- Swearing is good for you. First American edition. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2018 9781324000280 (DLC) 2017051178 (OCoLC)988276655
9781324000297 (electronic bk.)
1324000295 (electronic bk.)
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