profanity - updates

Rappler's latest stories on profanity


Trump slams 'disgraceful' Democrat's profane impeachment vow

Jan 05, 2019 - 9:38 AM

Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, earning a chiding from the president.

SWORN IN. In this file photo taken on January 3, 2019, US House Representative Rashida Tlaib participates in a ceremonial swearing-in at the start of the 116th Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP

Bawal magmura! Baguio passes anti-profanity ordinance

Nov 05, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Baguio Mayor Mauricio Domogan has just signed the Anti-Profanity Ordinance, which bans swearing in selected institutions, mostly those frequented by students

[OPINION] Profanity

Apr 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Cursing does have an aura of authenticity. It shows raw emotion. It shows the man as he truly is. But if this is the true character of the man, I would prefer a little hypocrisy.

Profanity on social media: good or bad?

Aug 12, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Words not just profanities become harmful when the intention is to attack or harass someone

Duterte: 'Don't hope I'll change my character'

Sep 27, 2016 - 7:04 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he cannot be expected to be a proper statesman especially when it comes to matters that infuriate him

PRESS BRIEFING. President Rodrigo Duterte fields questions at a  Palace news briefing. Photo by Ace Moradante/PPD