Surprising new study on swearing surfaces

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By Susana Victoria Perez, Veuer

When we refer as someone as having a sailor's mouth, we imagine we're talking about a man -- but do women take the title of cursing more than men? It seems so.

A study by Lancaster University and the Cambridge University Press, gathered hours of recorded conversations from 376 volunteers that amassed over 10 million words.

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After studying the recordings, they found that women take the crown when it comes to swearing, making ladylike language a thing of the past.

Women are ten times more likely to curse with the F-word for example.

According to the Daily Mail, over the past two decades women's use of the F-word has increased by more than 500 percent.

Why are women feeling the need to express themselves using foul language?

Well, foul-mouthed men and the ongoing progress of equality between the sexes might be some of the main reasons.

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