Retrieved 25 February Supposedly "swive" was excised from texts by the Censors and replaced with the inscription "For Unlawful Carnal or Cardinal? On the Origins of Fuck Part 2: The King was so concerned about the shrinking number of his subjects that he ordered his people to reproduce. EDIT [15th Sept ]: In ancient England single people could not have sex unless they had consent of the king. Retrieved June 11,
Stephen Stark February 13, at 2:
On the Origin of Fuck
Lots of theories and speculations. Reblogged this on ZachsMind and commented: However, because of its ambiguity and vulgarity, the word fucker in reference to another person can easily be misinterpreted. The word began to break into cinema when it was uttered once in each of two British releases, Ulysses and I'll Never Forget What's'isname. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. With precious few exceptions, words of acronymic origin date from the 20th century and no earlier. Andrea Millwood Hargrave's study of the attitudes of the British public found that fuck was considered the third-most severe profanity and its derivative motherfucker second.