I Tried To Teach My Student To Swear

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Sometime last year, I heard a student of mine say he never curses. Not when he’s angry. Not when he’s really happy. Not even when a curse would transport a joke, an insult, or a compliment to the next level:

GRANDSON: Grandma, these cinnamon buns of yours are really tasty bastards.
GRANDMA: Damn straight.

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