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Notes from the Small Pond: Swearing

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No one's ever asked me, but if anyone did, and they were serious, I'd answer the way my grandpa answered me when I asked him when I was 5 years old in 1970:

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"Why do you swear, Grandpa?"

"What?"

"Why do you swear and say 'God-Oh-Friday' all the time?"

"Only when I'm mad."

"Why?"

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