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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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People have less shame about it nowadays. We all know the words but some of us know restraint.

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Old 03-28-2011, 07:47 AM   #5
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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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Old 03-28-2011, 08:13 AM   #7
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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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I live in the suburbs of philly now but my mom still lives in the city and the mouths on some of these kids is just ridiculous. Kids are 12-13 swearing like they just stepped foot of a pirate ship. Alot of kids these days are exposed to alot more violence and thuggery at a young age and I thing society in general is alot more loose and accepting of things that were frowned upon when I was younger.
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Old 03-28-2011, 09:59 AM   #10
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The kids don't bother me as much as the adults. And it's not like the adults are trashy. They looked like college educated individuals.
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