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Amy Pilkington 27 Jan 2021

In school and work, I have often been assumed to be one of those "goodie goodies" who would never swear.

Suffice it to say, when there was an occasion to hang out with peers in a more casual setting, people were surprised, shocked, absolutely gobsmacked to hear me swear.

To which I must then explain that just because I opt to not swear in the classroom or office, doesn't mean that I don't have a wide vocabulary in my off hours.

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I just avoid swearing in places where, you know, it's unprofessional.

But at home? Bring on the cussing.

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Especially when I'm in the middle of a big project or deep cleaning binge.

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I get that from my father.

No home reno project is complete without him "thinking aloud" with language my Mum gave up on trying to stave off years ago.

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Instead, she just made sure that I know when such language is appropriate.

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In the classroom or office? No.

When hanging out with friends? Sure.

While attempting to assemble Ikea furniture? Oh hell yes.

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