An issue I need to address

I tend to be a potty mouth. My language has gotten so foul over the past few years. My mother is just as bad. Some people may say “But Renee, it shows that you’re honest about how you feel.” Well, maybe a tiny bit–but only if I’m TRULY FURIOUS at something or if I am having any kind of painful medical procedure done, or if I hurt myself by slamming a finger in the door or a toe against a piece of furniture.

There are studies that say that too much profanity can decrease your creativity because it gives you an easy way out of choosing better words and expression. It is easy to pepper things up with a few F-bombs, but sometimes in some situations choosing less obscene words can have the same effect. This is especially true with humor.

I also probably should clean up my mouth, especially on WordPress because my bestie’s seven-year-old daughter has a blog on here where she writes these awesome sci-fi and fantasy stories. I don’t need to be exposing her to F-bombs.

Can I go a whole month without cuss words? We’ll see. I’ll allow cuss words for physically painful things because those can be difficult to cope with. Science studies say that cussing during painful procedures DOES help with pain management. 😉

 

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One thought on “An issue I need to address

  1. Hi, just checking out your blog for the first time. This is funny – I used to have the foulest language as a teenager but got out of the habit quite young and I have to say that I’m FAR more creative with my insults and groans of pain/dismay/etc! Good luck with it!

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