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Holy Sh*t

A Brief History of Swearing

By Melissa Mohr
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Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing by Melissa Mohr

Holy Sh*t (2013) is a journey through the history of swearing. Starting in ancient Rome and coming up to the present day, these blinks delve into the cultures of different periods to highlight the rich evolution of swear words and obscenities throughout history.

  • Language lovers
  • Historians, anthropologists and students of cultural studies
  • People who want to broaden their swearing vocabulary

Melissa Mohr is an American writer who holds a PhD from Stanford University in English Literature with a specialization in medieval and Renaissance literature.

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