Why you should give a f***

A penchant for profanities is not necessarily a bad thing, according to UK research that suggests people who swear a lot tend to be more honest.

“The relationship between profanity and dishonesty is a tricky one,” says co-author Dr David Stillwell.

“Swearing is often inappropriate but it can also be evidence that someone is telling you their honest opinion. Just as they aren't filtering their language to be more palatable, they're also not filtering their views.”

The Cambridge University

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