Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Oh, What Spicy Language [Warning - PG13 Rated, Kids] 
by Lenka Reznicek [permalink] 
Very nicely put, Will (of Crescat Sententia):
"Foul language is like saffron, vermouth, or sea salt: A light and fearless touch adds flavor and edge that can be gotten in no other way, though a heavy hand is oppressive."
Come to think of it, let's do a little experiment in linguistic synesthaesia - what spices do these expletives recall?Also, we remind readers to limit their use and consumption of the other 'f-word' this holiday season: Fruitcake.