History of Swear Words

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  • TV-MA
  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 6.4  (4,321)

Nicolas Cage hosts this proudly profane series that explores the history and impact of some of the most notorious bad words in the English language.

History of Swear Words
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Damn
6. Damn
January 5, 2021
Though quite mild when compared with its profane brethren, "damn" has maintained its meaning from biblical times and can still pack a punch even today.
Pu**y
5. Pu**y
January 5, 2021
From its feline origins to its modern slang uses describing genitalia or insulting manhood, learn how "pu**y" has stood the test of time.
D**k
4. D**k
January 5, 2021
You can have one or you can be one. But how did an unassuming nickname for "Richard" become one of our most popular swear words?
Bitch
3. Bitch
January 5, 2021
Though it literally means "female dog," in recent years, some women have started to reclaim the "B word" as a term of strength and solidarity.
Sh*t
2. Sh*t
January 5, 2021
With medieval roots as a term for excrement, this filthy vulgarity evolved over time into something much more versatile -- and sometimes even positive.
F**k
1. F**k
January 5, 2021
The silly putty of the English language, our most malleable swear word can refer to sex, rage, confusion, excitement and a whole lot more.
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Nicolas Cage hosts this proudly profane series that explores the history and impact of some of the most notorious bad words in the English language. History of Swear Words is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on January 5, 2021.

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History of Swear Words is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch History of Swear Words on demand at Netflix.

  • Premiere Date
    January 5, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (4,321)