Matt talks to Evelyn Dean-Olmstead about one of the most offensive words spoken in Spanish.
Matt talks with a number of people about everyone’s favorite swear word, including author of the book The F-Word, Jesse Sheidlower and radio colleague Andy Mills.
With the help of her parents, Very Bad Words producer Jill, tells a story about her using the “F-word” as a young child.
Swearing in Foreign Languages
We learn about swearing in German, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Farci, and Tamil. Linguistic Anthropologist Evelyn Dean-Olmstead helps us make the connection between taboo and the culture that created it.
Matt talks to Tara Clancy about being sworn at in Italian by her Grandmother.
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