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Ugly Words for Ugly Thoughts

I’ve given up cussing for Lent. And, I’ll admit, I’m already doing a poor job of it. Cussing is about the only bad habit I have left. I quit chewing my fingernails a few years ago, after thirty years with my hands in my mouth, and teaching and parenting have caused me to curb other less-attractive predilections, like heavy drinking and outbursts of ill temper. Using foul language, on the other hand, has been one of the few constants in my life. Friends have come and gone, as have jobs… Read more Ugly Words for Ugly Thoughts