Nyx Reads Podcast | Ep 01: The F Word

Hello and welcome to the very first Nyx Reads, where I turn paper zines into audio so you can access zines in one more way in the world.

I’m starting off with one of my favourites written all the way back in 2013: The F Word.

I hope you enjoy.

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Erenkrantz, Justin (2010) George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words, Justin Erenkrantz, viewed 19 May 2013, <http://erenkrantz.com/Humor/SevenDirtyWords.shtml>.

Fairman, C (2009) Fuck: Word Taboo and Protecting Our First Amendment Liberties, 1st edn, Sphinx Publishing, Illinois.

Frederik Joelving (2009) Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief, Scientific American, viewed 13 June 2013, <http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=why-do-we-swear/>.

Fuck: A Documentary (2005) motion picture, THINKFilms, United States.

Lawson, Mark (2004) Has swearing lost its power to shock?, The Guardian, viewed 19 May 2013, <http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2004/feb/05/broadcasting.britishidentityandsociety/>.

McKenzie, M (2010) Australian Handbook for Writers and Editors, 4th edn, Woodslane Press, Australia.

Munier, A (2009) The Little Red Book of Very Dirty Words, 1st edn, Adams Media, United States.

Online Etymology Dictionary (2013) ‘fuck (v.)’, Online Etymology Dictionary, viewed 30 April, 2013, <http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=fuck&searchmode=none/>.

Sheildlower, J (2009) The F-Word, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, United States.

Ted (2010) 100 Ways of Saying Fuck You, StandardMadness.com, viewed 19 May, 2013, <http://www.standardmadness.com/100-ways-of-saying-fuck-you/>.

The Word Fuck (unknown) audio recording, Archive.org, United States.

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