The F Word, take 3

The third edition of Jesse Sheidlower's dictionary┬áThe F Word is now out, to much (and much-deserved) acclaim. The book has a scholarly introduction (of 33 pages) on the etymology of fuck; its taboo status; its appearance in print (including in dictionaries) and movies; euphemism and taboo avoidance; and this dictionary and its policies. The many … Continue reading The F Word, take 3