According to Los Angeles psychotherapist Nancy Irwin, a foul economy is prompting more outbursts of foul language.
“There are a lot of elements that are out of our control right now and as a result, there’s a lot more frustration, a lot more fear and anxiety,” she says. “When people feel that, many cuss. Swearing is something that gives us an instantaneous release.”
The article goes on to explain the cathartic, psychological, envolutionary, and cultural make-up of cursing ... that is, if you bleepin' care.