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As long as there’s been language, there have been forbidden words. What gives these words their power? Why are they considered “bad”? Producer and Host, Matt Fidler, reaches out to experts, linguists, and historians to explore these words and their cultural significance. From diving into specific bad words to exploring what language has the “worst curses”, Matt weaves personal stories and interviews to help shed light on the power of very bad words.

Very Bad Words Matt Fidler

    • Arts
    • 4.7, 10 Ratings

As long as there’s been language, there have been forbidden words. What gives these words their power? Why are they considered “bad”? Producer and Host, Matt Fidler, reaches out to experts, linguists, and historians to explore these words and their cultural significance. From diving into specific bad words to exploring what language has the “worst curses”, Matt weaves personal stories and interviews to help shed light on the power of very bad words.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

pinksideofthemoon ,

Very interesting & informative!

Loved this- good quality sound, interesting topic & loved hearing the sound bites in he comedians episode. Well done, can't wait for more.

Micky the cabbie ,

Informative and interesting

I came across this podcast after listening to the Effing and Blinding podcast, whilst E&B is much more light hearted and jocular Very Bad Words goes into a lot detail about swearing .

Skundi-eti-ota ,

Pretty good

Interesting premise. Well produced. Nice range of content. Interesting interviews. Insightful commentary. This show should be going places. I'll stay tuned for more

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