30 facts about profanity
1. Psychologists believe that the mat - this is a good way to restore energy balance and stress relief. But in spite of the effectiveness of the mat, it is punishable by law!
2. In the Russian legislation there is an article, which prohibits publicly expressed mat. The penalty for this administrative violation about 500 rubles.
3. For the first time Russian mat was mentioned in the birch bark of the 12th century, which was recently discovered by archaeologists. The truth is that it is written on birch bark, archaeologists refused to clarify.
4. Swearing helped invent the phone! It curses his assistant heard the telephone Alexander Graham Bell, after the Assistant incorrectly connected some wires. Therefore, the abuse was the first words spoken on the phone.
5. According to the statistics, the majority of Russians - 64% - believe that the use in question abusive language is unacceptable under any circumstances. One third of our fellow citizens (32%) still believe that the use in question is permissible sometimes mat.
6. If 250 years ago, you called a girl "infection", she would not be offended, and to thank you for the compliment. In those days, the phrase 'What do you plague! "Means" What do you charm, the charm of it all! "
7. Former US President George W. Bush is very fond of strong language. Moreover, it slips into the president's speech not only in moments of anger, and even more frequently in a relaxed state. However, George W. Bush never swears at new acquaintances in the "Oval Office" and in the presence of his wife, Laura.
8. The most unfortunate matershinnikom many in Russia believe Philip Kirkorov. After the famous press conference where Philippe publicly insulted heroine in a pink blouse, his songs protest expelled from their air of about 700 radio and television stations across the country. 9. Despite the fact that tennis is called the "sport of gentlemen," there all swearing. Wimbledon had even set up an unofficial headquarters for the fight against abuse. Guilty pay heavy fines.
10. In one of the schools of the Sverdlovsk region, Russian teacher for six months taught high school students the finer points of using foul language. There was a scandal.
11. According to the number of obscene words and expressions Russian language, were only in third place in the world. Palm holds the English language, and in second place is the Dutch language.
12. In ancient times, MAT was considered holy words. Russian men used them in ceremonies and rituals to "call the tribal forces." Use these words could be just 16 days a year, and then they were strictly forbidden.
13. In Melbourne there is a special service of the psychological discharge, which treated the couple at the time of the scandal. Instead of being angry beat the dishes, a husband or wife to dial a number - and out of the tube flow is heard terrible battle, this immediately leads to a feeling of brawlers.
14. In Belgorod, the local authorities have decided to introduce penalties for the use of foul language in public places. amount of the fine - 1, 5 thousand rubles.. For several months the city budget increased "due to the mat" 510 thousand rubles.
15. One of the oldest rules of etiquette appeared thanks to the abuse. English King George V once angrily banged his fist on the dinner table, and then burst into a strong abuse. When he calmed down, then he issued a decree according to which the tuning fork should be on the table teeth down.
16. According to statistics, 17% of Russians are fighting with the help of the mat with stress and emotions splashes, 5% use a mat to find mutual understanding and the brightness of his speech. And finally, 1% of Russians believe that the matter can be "daily", "in all situations." 17. The word "cretin" in Latin means - Christian.
18. Taoist Monks, according to the rules Buddhist monasteries taught, inter alia, by means of the baton and abuse. As history has shown, the method was very effective.
19. One of the first on the stage began to use profanity showman Roman Trachtenberg. In addition, he has devoted his thesis Russian swear words and obscene considered himself a philosopher.
20. Psychologists explain the origin of the mat is simple - people do not have enough words to express emotions. Proof of this - mat in the works of rock bands. The musicians believe that the mat helps to cope with stress.
21. A person uses profanity on average 230,000 times in a lifetime.
Paradox! According to statistics, 29% never use profanity in speech (according to the respondents themselves). At the same time, 70% of respondents most familiar use mat in his speech.
22. The largest Russian mobile operator surveyed its subscribers and published the so-called "Mobile Etiquette". One of the rules of etiquette recommends "not to use as your phone's ringer sound phrases offensive to others."
23. 120 years ago, the US Court considered the question: Is it permissible in a private telephone conversation harsh speech and language. Of course, the curse, the ban on the grounds that the phone lines are served by decent women.
24. In the US, invented a special device that detects profanity in television programs and films. In the case of the mat device is able to immediately turn off the sound so as not to injure the psyche of the viewer.
25. The word "animal" comes from the German word "Scat". It means "money", "wealth", "treasure". 26. According to official statistics, motorists in Germany often pay fines at all for a traffic violation, and for wrangling and swearing against police.
27. It was found that the complete loss of memory (amnesia), the last thing that the person is still able to recall - it's profanity in their native language. It is for them doctors can, for example, to determine the patient's nationality.
28. One day, scientists set up an experiment. They cursed the water selective mat, and then poured it wheat seeds. As a result of those grains which were watered with water mat ascended only 48%, and the seeds watered with holy water germinated at 93%.
29. Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov, by his own admission, uses the mat to connect the various parts of the proposal. But this did not prevent him to cancel the concert of "Leningrad", which was held at the Moscow stadium. Reason for cancellation - profanity in the songs "Leningrad" group.
30. According to the majority of Russians, to fight with the mat, basically useless. Will not help neither the penalties nor the campaign. The main thing - training and internal culture, as many people believe.