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    The Proliferation of Profanity

    This morning as I took part in my fifteen-minute walk to and from a class I’m taking at a local university, I was in earshot of several male and female students dropping f-bombs. These words weren’t spoken out of anyone’s anger or heightened frustration. It was just a part of normal conversation between young people. No thought was given to the usage of the word. There was no shame whatsoever. And, there was absolutely no regard for those who heard them speak. Lest I sound too aged here, in the circles I ran with, in my day we would have never thought of speaking in such a way. Times have…