This Book Is Taboo: An Introduction to Linguistics through Swearing
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Randall Eggert has a PhD in linguistics from the University of Chicago and currently teaches linguistics at the University of Utah. Since 2006, he has regularly taught an introductory level class on Bad Words and Taboo Terms at the University of Utah. While he enjoys studying and discussing taboo language, in his personal life he is a rather timid and maladroit swearer.