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on Oct 5, 2019
I love this article!! I am so tired of hearing swearing everywhere I go! I totally agree with the things that Christina Nystrom Mantha states in this article.
Perhaps, you hang with the wrong crowd... kidding. Maybe, your life has changed drastically-welcome to the real world...today. Your point well taken...
We are, at times, a captive audience to the pervasive profanity and lack of civility and respect that has become the “normal” way to converse for people of all ages. When we are in a public place, we will sometimes quietly ask them to stop. To the grown man and father talking on the phone in the library, to the two professional young men behind us in line, to teenagers and middle schoolers everywhere, to the two senior men at the gym, and more. Some will apologize, some will come back at us with snarky remarks and more bad language, some will get up and leave, and sometimes we leave. But maybe they will think twice before spewing out profanity!
You're hitting on a much more pervasive theme in society today, "look at me". From politics, social circles, entertainment, etc the need to grab attention through extremist behavior is a continuous problem
I visited (a business in) Pleasanton. The guy in the warehouse is running at the mouth with the F word continuously, during my fifteen minute visit he used the F word more than one hundred times. The lady escorting me apologized profusely. Why this guy remains employed with this company is beyond me.
Michael Austin - Ever hear of freedom of speech? If you don't like to environment your were in, don't go there again.
Except, Freedom of Speech, that sometimes the "environment" is thrust upon you.
Uggg...speech police are on par with grammar nazi's. Detestable.
Why not just let people say what they want to say, how they want to say it, and leave it alone?
As long as you don't harm or threaten anyone, then nobodies the worse for it.
When did our society become such dainty daisies?
Don't like the environment you are thrust into? Then leave......
I'm sure there are things you say that others don't like.......
Freedom of Speech is a key to what is great about our country - and that means ALL SPEECH
There is no professional organization that will accept profanity in the work place.
Freedom of speech, DKHSK apparently do not participate in a professional work place.
One or both of these posters identify themselves as hiring managers or some similar level of management.
Giving that information, one has to wander what type of organization are they associated with.
I would disagree with Michael. Here is a link: Web Link
The authors quote Obama, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and more know that cursing can make a strong impact. Here is a quote:
"There are some prominent examples. After the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, US president Barack Obama famously commented on the Today show that he’d been talking to experts about the spill to figure out ”whose a** to kick.” T-Mobile CEO John Legere, a renegade executive known for his potty mouth, badmouthed competitors AT&T and Verizon at a recent press event by saying that ”the f***ers hate you.” Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz once told her staff at an all-hands meeting that she’d “dropkick to f***ing Mars” anyone whose company gossip ended up on a blog (which her comments promptly did)."
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