A cuss or two a day may keep pain away

A cuss or two a day may keep pain away

December 13th, 2011 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

Expletives, bad words, and profanity

Expletives, bad words, and profanity

POLL: How much do you cuss?

Stub your toe? Skip pain pills. Employ expletives instead.

Cursing can act as a form of pain relief, according to a study by Keele University in England published this month in the American Journal of Pain.

A caveat: Persistently profane persons - those who swear as much as 60 times a day or more - see less benefit from blue language as opposed to those who curse just a few times a day.

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