Swearing is good for you : the amazing science of bad language (Audiobook on CD, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Swearing is good for you : the amazing science of bad language
Checking...

Swearing is good for you : the amazing science of bad language

Author: Emma Byrne; Henrietta Meire
Publisher: [Prince Frederick, Maryland] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
An exploration of swearing reveals how it has been around since the earliest human communication and has been proven to have beneficial properties, from reducing physical pain and lowering anxiety to preventing physical violence and promoting cooperation.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks collection
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Byrne; Henrietta Meire
ISBN: 9781681689920 1681689928
OCLC Number: 1020796132
Notes: Title from container.
Performer(s): Read by Henrietta Meire.
Description: 5 audio discs (5 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction: what the fuck is swearing? --
The bad language brain: neuroscience and swearing --
'Fuck! that hurts': pain and swearing --
Tourette's syndrome, or why this chapter shouldn't be in this book --
Disciplinary offence: swearing in the workplace --
'You damn dirty ape': (other) primates that swear --
No language for a lady: gender and swearing --
Schiesse, merde, cachau: swearing in other languages --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Emma Byrne.

Abstract:

An exploration of swearing reveals how it has been around since the earliest human communication and has been proven to have beneficial properties, from reducing physical pain and lowering anxiety to preventing physical violence and promoting cooperation.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.