Should You Swear? 4 Things for Writers to Consider

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on our sister site, The Freelancer. We’re all adults here, right? Last year, Robert Lane Green of The Economist implored the The New York Times to “grow up” already. He was referencing its notoriously puritanical swearing policy, which often replaces swears with euphemisms and comically straight-laced words like “expletive,”epith ...Read the full article

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