A new discovery sheds light on the history and etymology of the expletive.

The F-Word Is Much Older Than We Thought

The F-Word Is Much Older Than We Thought

A show about the mysteries of English.
Oct. 5 2015 11:32 AM

Seven Centuries of F--ks

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo talk to Jesse Sheidlower, author of The F-Word, about a recent discovery about the history of one our most enduring expletives.

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