Profanities are hilarious when you look up the origins. I didn’t know that about insults in Spain, but I’m not surprised. Historically, it was very matriarchal in the family perspective. Daddy might have brought home the bacon, but Mama ruled the roost.

In English, our worst swears are about sex and poo. And free sex and people who have free sex, and what poo looks and smells like. (laughing so hard) But no surprise — because we heralded from the Puritans.

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