ChrisMaverick dotcom

21st Century Swearing… for the kids!

I have a weird question for people who know children… that is either you have your own or you just hang out with anyone… I dunno… age five through fifteen or so… often enough to notice the way they speak (nieces, siblings, just random friends, whatever). I was just talking with some friends about the language constructs that are specifically natural with your Generation Z kids than previous generations. Specifically speaking in internet lingo as a substitute for swearing. That is to say, I know twelve year olds who literally say “oh emm gee” instead of “oh my god” or “dubya tee eff” instead of “what the fuck?” the same way that when I was a kid we might have said “oh my gosh” or “what the frick” or whatever… at least when we were around adults that we might get in trouble for cursing in front of.

But… it at least feels to me (with casual observation that I haven’t thought about for more than the last 5 minutes). That the adoption of those terms is nigh complete and automatic. Like I have certainly said those things intentionally, but when I do, I’m doing it on purpose and totally consciously. I know I’ve heard my niece say “oh emm gee” spontaneously where I don’t think she’s really thinking about it. I don’t think she’s cleaning up her language. I think texting has just existed since she was born and that’s just how she talks. It’s also natural for her to say “Lols” like it’s a normal word and that’s not even replacing profanity.

So I’m wondering… do people in general notice kids talking like this? “Oh emm gee” and “dubya tee eff” are the two that immediately came to mind for me. But there may be others.

Also, since I know a bunch of academics. I’m wondering if any of my friends who study language, linguistics, psychology or semiology have thoughts as to at what point this becomes natural and ingrained in the normal speech patterns. Like, I don’t really say “gosh” or “frick” anymore… because I’m a grownup and no one fucking cares if I swear. I certainly don’t do it spontaneously. But in 2025, are we going to have a bunch of adults who literally yell out “oh emm gee!!!” when they bang their knee or have an orgasm? Can it become that much a part of natural expression for the generation who is just raised to speak that way?

Maybe there’s a paper in this… or at least maybe and episode of VoxPopcast.

2 comments for “21st Century Swearing… for the kids!

  1. Hudson M.O.D.O.K.
    April 9, 2019 at 10:50 am

    When I was that age I heard my dad say “asshole”, but my parents told me he said “S.O.” so when I re… https://t.co/VccVZmHJhR

  2. avatar
    July 8, 2020 at 1:11 pm

    The king casino : the best online casino site with daily live updates and top gaming tips. Free and secure casino games, free online cash games, online gambling for newbies, live casino games for all age groups and players. Free online gambling for beginners, free online poker, casino games, live casino games and many more ways to play online online casinos online.

    The king casino : the best online casino site for you!

    Best online casino site for you!: the best online casino site for you! Gaming Guide : The one of the most popular online casinos on the Internet

    Best online casino site for you!: the one of the most popular online casinos on the Internet Gaming Room : The largest online gambling site

    The largest online gambling site Blackjack Room : Best online casino site for gambling with American money

    Best online casino site for gambling with American money Las Vegas Casino : Best online casino for playing with Chinese money (the biggest in the World)

    Best online casino for playing with Chinese money (the biggest in the World) Baccarat Online: The fastest online casino in the world

    For a limited time get 50% off.

    Get a FREE 50% Off coupon when you buy any online gambling product at the best price!

    Best Online Casino: UK & India

    We have the best British and Indian online casinos. The best British online casinos are all in the UK and most of them are based in the UK. Most Indian online casinos are in India. We have a selection of online casinos in India, the best Indian online casinos are among the best and you can enjoy a great Casino experience right now!

    Best Online Casino in India – All You Need is an Internet connection and some patience

    You need to have at least 1 GB of RAM, and of course, you must run a modern internet browser to play the best and best in Indian online casino.

    In many cases, it is possible to play casino games in the UK and it is all by using an internet connection. In other case, you will need at least 1 GB of RAM. In addition, you should use modern internet browsers, to play casino games on most websites.

    There are 3 main categories of online casinos in India: the UK and India, the USA and Canada. But you need to use your imagination, there are more websites to play online gambling in India.

    Best Indian Casino for Casino Games in the UK

    Most Indian Casino in the UK

    India is a major online casino land and it is also one of the most important gambling destinations. In India, you can find all the best online casinos based on the following categories:

    Best Indian Online Casino in the USA

    We have online casino site of the largest gaming site. We recommend you to try the best online casino in the USA, and you might not find any Indian casino where you can play casino games.

    We have some of the best games and also the most fun. You will find it very convenient and exciting to play online. In case you play online gambling, the internet connection and modern internet browsers, you can enjoy a goo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.