History’s Push

Sticks and Stones by specialkay18
October 17, 2009, 12:13 am
Filed under: National | Tags: ,

Cursing. Some say they’re just words. Some say they’re horrible, and any who speak them are the same. But are they are they really all that terrible…?

I have no problem with people cussing. I mean, after all, they are just words… Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words will never hurt me. I truly believe this statement. You might be hurt from someone’s words, but I think it has more to do with “who”, than the “what”.

Others take it very seriously. But…when someone curses, don’t you take what they say a little more seriously? My made-up definition for curse words is: words used to express extreme emotion. I curse when I want to prove a point. Whether I’m mad and want to be left alone, or I’m trying to make my friends laugh, it’s to help describe what I’m getting at.

Some people could care less. (Those would be the ones who curse, 24/7.) I could care less. Maybe these off-limits words are okay for casual speaking.

So why do you think it’s so horrible to cuss, and why is that so? Is there a time and place? Are their reasons for when you can, and reasons when you can’t? Or do you agree with me, and think they’re just words? (But I do think there is a time and a place.) That people make a big deal over the “what” and not the “who”?