Sweary audio roundup

Several recent sweary episodes of assorted podcasts and audio shows, for those who like listening to things:

The Allusionist is a relatively new podcast about language, and this is its only sweary episode so far.


No Such Thing As A Fish is a popular podcast of generally interesting facts from the creators of QI. It never shies away from a sex or swearing related fact, although this is the sweariest of its episodes that I’ve encountered.

The Ethics of Swearing: Lecture by Rebecca Roache at Oxford, which was pointed out to me by Stan Carey. Here’s a short description from Oxford’s blog, and the full audio (32 min) is below:

Last Thursday’s Special Ethics Seminar at St Cross College was booked out very quickly, and the audience’s high expectations were fully justified. Rebecca Roache returned from Royal Holloway to Oxford to give a fascinating lecture on the nature and ethics of swearing. Roache has two initial questions: ‘Is there anything wrong with this fucking question?’, and ‘Is this one any f***ing better?’. (Her answers turn out to be, essentially, ‘No’ to both.)

Anyone have other sweary audio links to add, either recent or classic favourites?

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