What the Hell! Research Proves That Having a Dirty Mouth Has Its benefits

Your potty mouth relieves pain and is a sign of intelligence and honesty

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In the medical journal Neuroreport, 20(12): 1050–60, September 2009, Swearing as a response to pain, Richard Stephens, et al. investigated whether swearing affects tolerance to cold, pain and if it increases heart rate.


The belief that people who swear only do so because they lack language fluency has also been disproven.


Yes, there is also research to prove that those of us who tend to use profanity are more honest than those who do not.

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