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> And generally, profanity is used in a negative tone.

I'm English.

Profanity is used joyfully. Swearing is fun. Glorious, playful, creative.

See Roger's Profanisaurus for an example.

> tandoori whisper n. Silent, yet exquisitely rancid, burst of wind following an Indian meal.

(http://www.viz.co.uk/profanisaurus.html)




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