Skip to comments.Swearing can help relieve pain, study claims
Posted on 04/18/2011 3:39:10 PM PDT by Nachum
Scientists from Keele University found that letting forth a volley of foul language can have a powerful painkilling effect, especially for people who do not normally use expletives. To test the theory, student volunteers placed their hands in a bucket of ice cold water while swearing repeatedly. They then repeated the exercise but, instead of swearing, used a harmless phrase instead. Researchers found that the students were able to keep their hands submerged in the icy water for longer when repeating the swear word - establishing a link between swearing and an increase in pain tolerance.
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LOL that may be very true! especially when I see a democrat on tv!
If this is true, I should not have a single pain in my body...”premedication”.
That has got to be the most idiotic thing ever. Using a certain word cannot relieve pain, maybe “ouch” lol.
Or whenever somebodies wrench slips working on a car.
$#$%@#%&%*%$$#% ya don’t say.
I don’t know about anyone else, but I feel great all the time! LOL!
“Oh Helen Thomas!!!!”
okay, that would probably CAUSE pain
Who paid for this stupid study? If it was me,,,, I’m PISSED OFF!
Gee...myth busters beat em to it by a year....
I remember a serious knuckle-busting experience with a Vice Grip when I lived in New Mexico. I walked in small circles, cussing for a few minutes. Still hurt. I found a jar of antibiotic stuff and used it for a few days before I asked my partner, Sandra Jean, where we got it. “Uh,” she said, “We got that from the vet when the dog got shot.”
If that were the case 11/5/08 would have been euphoric for me then.
Anyone who has ever hit their thumb with a hammer knows this.
I also felt little pain on 11/5/08, but the proximate cause was rampant consumption of the distilled agricultural produce of Scotland, without which I doubt I would have made it through the night.
Burning a Koran........held by a Muslim, that would seem to work better.
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