Hierarchies of cussing

failedslacker:

realsocialskills:

I’ve never understood which swearwords are worse than others. It’s only in very recent years that I’ve heard people saying that the c-word is the worst of all. Before that I assumed the f-word was the worst swearword. Is…

failedslacker said:

children swearing also depends on the parents. i accidentally let an f-bomb slip in front of my mother in grade six and she just said that sometimes they just need to be said when i tried to apologise.

realsocialskills said:

Yes, but what parents say can also be influenced by what they think people will think of their parenting if their kids cuss.