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Etymology of the the 'F-Word' etemology of fuck


fuck (v.) "to have sexual intercourse with" (transitive), until recently a difficult word to trace in usage, in part because it was omitted as taboo by the editors of the original OED when the "F" entries were compiled (1893-97). Johnson also had excluded the word, and fuck wasn't in a single English language dictionary from 1795 to 1965. "The.

The word 'fuck' derives from an acronymic phrase, either 'For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge' or 'Fornication Under Consent of the King.' Though a few common English words have grown out of acronyms.

Jul 26, 2018 · Have a look at this Ngram, from the ever-useful corpus of Google Books: This is one of many situations where the data can’t be taken at face value - if it was to be believed, “fuck” would have appeared in the mid-20th century and skyrocketed in po.