Frankly, we do give a damn: Study finds links between swearing and honesty

Posted by on January 17, 2017 2:51 pm
Categories: Science

It’s long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Now a team of researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong report that people who use profanity are less likely to be associated with lying and deception.

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