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Why is the use of certain common words offensive? [closed]

Why does writing words such as "hell" and "damn" trigger internet filters that insert asterisks into my writing? What is it about these words that makes them offensive to the point that people use ...
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Scripture against obscenity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the Bible say about "bad" words? I know that swearing and using obscenity is wrong, but I'm curious what exactly are the Scriptures that support ...
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What does the Bible say about “bad” words?

I know the Bible says not to let "unwholesome talk" come out of our mouths (Ephesians 4:29), but to my knowledge it doesn't speak specifically about "bad words." In fact, to my knowledge, the English ...