Sunday, 22 July 2012


This was over-heard on a train. The man was shouting this (and its sister ‘Bhenc@#d’ and its cousin ‘Chut&%a’) into his phone. He was pissed off. The people around him did not even glance at him. They were not offended, shocked, angry or even mildly interested in it.
Swearing, cursing, coarse language, profanity, foul speech, dirty words, bad language and cussing are part of our lives. Almost everyone uses them. MBA executives, college students, school kids, their parents, rickshaw drivers, the traffic police and most famously, cricketeers. Not only classic Hindi or the original Marathi, English swear words are trending among the youth. Some as senseless as “You are number one fuck only.”
Fuck! "Fuck" can often be used as a verb, adverb, adjective, imperative, interjection, and noun. It has various metaphorical meanings. To be "fucked" can mean to be cheated ("I got fucked by a scam artist"), or to be broken or ruined ("my computer is fucked"). As a noun, "a fuck" or "a fucker" may describe a contemptible person. The verb to fuck may be used transitively or intransitively, and it appears in compounds, including fuck off, fuck you, fuck up, and fuck with. In a phrase such as "don't give a fuck" is used in the sense of something that is important as a pile of smelly bat droppings. Not many people know this, but fuck was first used in a poem that was composed before 1500.
It’s actually healthy if you swear once in a while. Research shows that pain is somewhat reduced when you curse. People curse when they are angry (fuck you!), sad (fuck yaar), happy (fuck yeah!), bored (fuck, I’m bored) and in doubt (WTF?).
Swearing is considered offensive in our culture though. Especially when girls do it. So curse at your discretion and when no one is listening.
Curse out loud in a dark room and tell the ghost to fuck off.
Study hard and challenge the question paper to fuck you now.
Show your first class ticket to the TC and shout “In your face, asshole!”
Lastly, be creative! Mix languages. You gandu or something like sala bastard. Swearing is fun if you’re not the one being sweared at. Defecate, I’ll have to stop now or I’ll get fornicated.