Cursing Grows In Pandemic Era, But On TV This Has Long Been True

A Wall Street Journal story on Tuesday reported that casual cursing as part of the normal discourse between people has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, but regular TV watchers know that profanity has been increasing on the tube for years.

It sometimes feels a little too convenient to blame (or …

3 comments about "Cursing Grows In Pandemic Era, But On TV This Has Long Been True".
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  1. David Scardino from TV & Film Content Development, December 22, 2021 at 4:13 p.m.

    For the writer, it's also a heckuva lot easier than actually, you know, having to supply true intensity.

  2. John Grono from GAP Research, December 22, 2021 at 6:01 p.m.

    Adam, that must be giving you the shiddle-iddle-bits big time!

  3. Ben B from Retired, December 22, 2021 at 11:12 p.m.

    I don't mind swear words on TV cable networks let the F-Bombs fly and even the birdy isn't censored anymore although Stone Cold was doing that in WWF/E in 1998 when the kids were watching they were blurred out on Sat Morning. I'm fine with broadcast TV if they let the F-Bomb fly screw The FCC and those that are offended by the swear words.

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