The N-word Has A Complex Spot In The American Society.
There's no denying that the words "The N-word" are offensive. But it wasn't always like that. It has its origins in Latin and was introduced to English by way of Spanish sometime in the 1500s. The term originally comes from niger, the Latin word for black. In the past, this word was used to describ
The Taboo Surrounding “Shit” Is A Strange Reflection Of Our Societal Discomfort With Shame
On the outset, science and shit seem to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. The former is all about collecting data to understand how the world works, while the latter is a physiological function that animals perform when their body requires it.
Funny enough, these two terms share a common origin.
No One Knows How Fuck Became Profanous
Lexicographer Allen Walker Read declared that fuck carried the deepest stigma of any word in the English language in the 1930s. It is very much true, the f-word has the most notorious aura of transgression throughout the English Language
In the middle ages, this was not the case. Many prominent peo