And it's a monk expressing his displeasure at an abbot. In the margins of a guide to moral conduct. Because of course.
Every culture has its swear words, nasty and highly offensive terms that pack a powerful punch when we're not in polite company. But many of our swear words have diminished in potency over time, a sure sign of their ever-changing nature. Here's how you can expect to be swearing in the future.
"Shit" is a fairly versatile word. It can be used to refer to fecal matter, express apathy, or refer to that stuff you need to get together. Having trouble telling your hot shit from your holy shit? Stephen Wildish has helpfully classified all your shit in one handy chart.
Garrett High School has come under fire for its ridiculous policy of monitoring student tweets. In fact, police were even called to the school on Friday because students were threatening to protest after a student was expelled for swearing on Twitter when he wasn't even at school. This is absolutely ridiculous.
While there's nothing quite like reeling off a string of profanities to blow off some steam, our brains might not agree with that sentiment. Saying swear words out loud actually triggers reactions deep in the emotion centers of the brain.
How do you turn a gritty, straight-ahead science fiction drama like Fox's late, lamented Terminator show into a dirty, filthy laugh riot? Easy: Insert bleeped-out profanity. You're welcome, Friday. [Twitter]
A. It makes you a better, politer person, savage. B. Because predictive text was invented by British dudes, at least according to this hilarious clip by (British) comedic duo Armstrong and Miller. Of course, the first thing I do when I get a phone is totally program it to only offer up dirty words. [via core77]
While our brothers-in-arms at Kotaku seem to only care about gardens, neighbourhoods and doing "cute little waves" with their Sixaxis in Sony's upcoming PlayStation Home, here in Gizmodo we only care about one:
sex the naughty bits. Apparently, Sony has decided to actively monitor public spaces for profanity and…