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Is there “Free Speech” at work?
Is the boss cursing out the employees?

Inappropriate language, verbal abuse and verbal threats were the incidents most commonly cited by Human Resources professionals, according to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in June 2003.

Business publications report that an increase in workplace profanity is considered unprofessional and offensive to many workers. Profanity can create a negative or hostile environment hereby, triggering sexual harassment, and lead to violence.

What the &#@!? Watch your language at work

The 4-Letter-Word Patrol Is In Pursuit
The New York Times

Profanity Can Be Profoundly Harmful

Four-letter-word patrol could spell trouble for swearing workers
Taipei Times

Feel like cursing? Foul mouth often adds to workplace stress
Chicago Tribune

The Word Wars
Human Resource Executive

Condemns Swearing
Financial Times Germany

Colorful Conversation Leaving Faces Red?
Washington Post

Biracial - what is it? It is me and millions of other people who can bridge the divide that exists between the different races in our country.

A letter to our "mixed" President
No More Race

Why not a racial box?
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel