History of Swear Words
Season 1

s01e01 / F**k

6th Jan '21 - 4:59am
F**k

The silly putty of the English language, our most malleable swear word can refer to sex, rage, confusion, excitement and a whole lot more.

638 have watched this episode

s01e02 / Sh*t

7th Jan '21 - 4:59am
Sh*t

With medieval roots as a term for excrement, this filthy vulgarity evolved over time into something much more versatile - and sometimes even positive.

536 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Bitch

8th Jan '21 - 4:59am
Bitch

Though it literally means "female dog", in recent years, some women have started to reclaim the "B word" as a term of strength and solidarity.

507 have watched this episode

s01e04 / D**k

9th Jan '21 - 4:59am
D**k

You can have one or you can be one. But how did an unassuming nickname for "Richard" become one of our most popular swear words?.

486 have watched this episode

s01e05 / Pu**y

10th Jan '21 - 4:59am
Pu**y

From its feline origins to its modern slang uses describing genitalia or insulting manhood, learn how "pussy" has stood the test of time.

481 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Damn

11th Jan '21 - 4:59am
Damn

Though quite mild when compared with its profane brethren, "damn" has maintained its meaning from biblical times and can still pack a punch even today.

478 have watched this episode
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