Is April really the cruelest month? Not when you can divert yourself with sweary news, tweets, and music.
It’s not hard to find guides to multilingual swearing. I own several myself, from Merde! Et Merde Encore! to Mexican Slang: A ¡*#@&%+! Guide. But only one book on my shelf includes brand-name swears: curses from around the world that derive their force from registered trademarks.