The minion toy in Happy Meals that some claim curses. (WBZ-TV)

McDonald’s: Minions In Happy Meals Not Cursing

McDonald’s says there are no plans to take a talking Happy Meal toy out of distribution, even though some customers say it sounds like it uses curse words.


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Study: No Swearing, But Mass. Residents ‘Least Courteous’ On Phone

Apparently you can be very rude without swearing. That seems to be the takeaway from a data analysis released Friday by the Marchex Institute.


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Keller @ Large: Don’t Let Profanity Stop You From Seeing ‘Lincoln’

Lincoln helped repair the biggest American family rift of all time. Maybe, for those who can tolerate some street talk, it could still be the best family movie of the season.


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Middleboro Approves $20 Fine For Swearing

Middleboro officials say taking a bite out of the wallet might just be the incentive people need to keep it clean.


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Keller @ Large: If You Curse In Public, Clean Up Your Act

There are so few things we really control in life – what comes out of our mouths in public is one of them.


Middleborough Police station

Middleborough Police Chief Proposes $20 Fine For Swearing

Public swearing is so bad in Middleborough that they’re considering a plan to start enforcing a longstanding but rarely-used law.


Michelle Leo swore at the Oscars Sunday night. Is this a big deal?

Melissa Leo’s Oscars F-Bomb Proof Swearing Common In Society

“The Fighter” took home some big prizes, but the day after the show much of the buzz surrounding the film’s Best Supporting Actress win was around Melissa Leo’s acceptance speech.


T&R Podcast: 8/19 Hour 2

On this hour, there was a new episode of Hard Knocks, why do people care about swearing and Shawn Thornton.