June 21, 2007

You wait forever for one to come along...

Both spotted on the same day, and posted for no other reason than its accidental use amuses me. Why is it widely recognised as the worst swear word in the English language?

Did you know...? The "c" word was once in common use in England. A small street near Cheapside, in central London, used to be called Gropecunt Lane.

via boingboing

From Private Eye magazine

2 comments:

Thinking In Vain said...

What does it mean when used to describe the weather?

FishNChimps said...

I think he meant to say "pissing", which is perfectly acceptable at home, in front of your grandmother, or in the presence of The Queen.