Okay, I admit in my everyday life I swear like a truck-driver. I know that because I worked in the world of trafficking and they really do swear--a lot. Even though my language is salty, I do not curse on my blog. I may do a "damn" or "hell" but never anything more than that. The Queen of the "F" word during the day is Miss Prim and Proper on the blog. And I find I really don't like reading it on others. Do you curse on your blog? Are you turned off by off-color language in the blogs you read?
I don't mind it once in a while but not every post. I'm a bit of a prude especially when it comes to language.
I stopped cussing when I was pregnant with my first daughter and that was 22 years ago! Now don't go thinking I'm perfect because I sure do slip a lot. But when writing you have more control over your language and can always edit.
I swear quite a bit in real life but haven't on my blog (yet). I believe that sometimes it has it's place and as writers we should chose every word carefully. If the F word is the only one that fits they by golly I'll be pulling it out of the roster and putting it up to bat. I just haven't needed to yet.
No it's not for me. I won't do it on my blog. However I am not offended when someone does it on their blog if it pertains to the subject or story. I should say though, when it is done in excess I am totally turned off by it.
I swear sometimes on my blog, I did in today's post in fact (there was a lot of damage done to my car frame and 'a lot' did not covey it well), but I tend to stick to words that appear after 9pm on TV, words that I'd say in front of my parents - hell & damn. I drop the others from time to time if I feel the extra emphasis is necessary. I know I used the F word in post in the past few weeks. I was really really annoyed by something. Pretty much that is how I behave in real life too.
I don't mind swearing in context in others posts, but I am not a fan of gratuitous swearing.
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