Date: Sun, 22 Sep 1996 22:42:45 -0400

From: Jesse T Sheidlower jester[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PANIX.COM

Subject: Re: Book on cursing?

A colleague abroad hears that a study on curse words has just

came out in the U.S. and asks for details. Does this ring a

bell with any readers? Let me know at ewb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]

The only book treating "curse words" as a broad subject that

has just come out is _Blue Streak,_ by Richard Dooling (Random

House). It's not a scholarly work, and it's not terribly good.

Jesse Sheidlower

Random House Reference