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    • Blistering barnacles! What language do multilinguals swear in? 

      Dewaele, Jean-Marc (Universidade de Vigo, 2004)
      The present contribution focuses on the effects of language dominance / attrition, context of acquisition, age of onset of learning, frequency of general use of a language and sociodemographic variables on self-reported ...
    • The emotional force of swearwords and taboo words in the speech of multilinguals 

      Dewaele, Jean-Marc (Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2004)
      This paper investigates the perception of emotional force of swearwords and taboo words (S-T words) among 1039 multilinguals. It is based on data drawn from a large database collected through a web questionnaire on ...