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Cursing and Pain Relief

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Cursing and Pain Relief – TierneyLab Blog – NYTimes.com

If you bang your thumb with a hammer, does it really lessen the pain to let loose with a string of curse words? Automatically or involuntarily cursing under such circumstances is extremely common, if not universal, and a group of British scientists wondered if cursing helps reduce the agony..

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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