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Old 03-28-2011, 07:03 AM   #1
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I have been noticing more and more the last several years people dropping F bombs in public without caring who was near.

This weekend we were at a hotel pool with about 5 kids and a group of late 20-something couples head to the hot tub. They dropped about 50 F bombs in 10 minutes.

Is this just my old age showing, or is anyone else seeing people more willing to act like this in public?
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:11 AM   #2
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I have been noticing more and more the last several years people dropping F bombs in public without caring who was near.

This weekend we were at a hotel pool with about 5 kids and a group of late 20-something couples head to the hot tub. They dropped about 50 F bombs in 10 minutes.

Is this just my old age showing, or is anyone else seeing people more willing to act like this in public?
I see 10 year old kids dropping F-Bombs all over the place, I dont know whats going on now days.

I personally, for some reason, almost never swear, unless the time really calls for it.
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:33 AM   #3
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Steve, You are seeing it more and you are old. sorry dude.
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:47 AM   #4
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Steve, You are seeing it more and you are old. sorry dude.
Unfortunately my mouth becomes less hesitant to tell them to shut up as I age. I did bite my tongue and move on this time.
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I see/hear groups of girls out side of my daughters school aged 12/13 doing it all the time. It sounds horrible, plus they are withing ear shot of the younger kids (aged 4-10) in my other daughters school. I cant stop myself i have to say something to them.

I hate the thought that my eldest daughter may swear, but i know there is no way of stopping it. i just hope she has the sense that if she is doing it, it is not within earshot of older/younger people that could pull her up on it.

I swear, but not within earshot of anyone that may find it dissrespectful or offensive.

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Unfortunately my mouth becomes less hesitant to tell them to shut up as I age. I did bite my tongue and move on this time.
You've got great restraint. I would have had to say something to them. I've done it at the community pool with the HS kids there. I'll say, can you guys watch your language, there are little kids around (And my kids aren't even "little" anymore).

We are in an age where everyone thinks they so are important to the point where their conversation should be heard above and beyond all others in a public place, etc. Lots and lots of attention-whorism and just egotistical, me-first obsession.
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On a more serious note, I restrain myself when I feel I need to. Not around kids or women, not at the workplace, and not to cops. Other than that, I drop F bombs and whatever else all the time, but not overkill. I'm not really offended by others who do it, just those who do it excessively just to sound cool.
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People have less shame about it nowadays. We all know the words but some of us know restraint.

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I have a sailor's mouth at times and really have to watch myself at home. But we talk to our daughter's about swearing. Thank goodness my oldest daughter could care less right now.
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I don't swear around women. When I'm with guys, I will when we are just joking around. I very rarely get mad enough to swear. It doesn't make anything better.
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