Innovation Hub Published by Innovation Hub Gosh Darn This Freaking Stuff - What We Can Learn From Swearing Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/726398/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend There are certain words I just can’t write in this sentence. Profanity. Swear words. But… why? Benjamin Bergen explains the science of swearing.