Consistent with this notion, recent research indicates that using expletives
can make individuals more persuasive, despite the popular belief that expletive
use decreases credibility (Rassin & Van Der Heijden, 2004).
have always been a part of most cultures.
Before 2004, the FCC did not punish over-the-air broadcasts of "fleeting expletives
," unscripted profanities on television or radio shows.
policy was "arbitrary and capricious under the
He is a bit more forceful in some of the expletives
that were required at half-time.
And if Mr Oliver is so convinced that the expletives
are a critical part of the process, he could even have produced a custom-made recipe book, called perhaps The ***ing Cooking Course.
The decision emphasized the distinction between Carlin's "verbal shock treatment," involving the deliberately provocative, repeated use of expletives
, and "the isolated use of a potentially offensive word.
Government) and spacewalkers have to understand that, to Americans, expletives
are not just funny, but hysterical.
A survey of 308 senior managers has revealed 66% of managers and directors find lying by their employees very annoying, but only 37% object to expletives
being flung around the office.
Watchdog Family Media Guide, who track swearing, sex, violence and tobacco use in films, say Crash is number one in expletives
While Howard Stern followers wait breathlessly for the volley of expletives
expected when the oafish morning king is unleashed Monday on Sirius Satellite Radio, longtime XM and Sirius subscribers have heard it all before.
The veterans' conversations are saturated with racial slang and expletives
, echoing the violence of their acts.