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Staley, Constance M. 1978. Male-female use of expletives: A heck of a difference in expectations. Anthropological Linguistics 20 (8) : 367–380.
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Further elaboration and refinement of L.A. Bailey and L.A. Timm (1976: 'More on women's - and men's - expletives'). S. concludes that though men and women are now more equal than before in the use of expletives, cultural expectations lag behind.