Swearing is in vogue but is swearing in a foreign language a good idea? Caution advised here and yes, I have made this mistake and looked like a fool
Having five adopted siblings helped me understand how hurtful comments could be at a young age. My parents not only taught us to use our words carefully but to show zero tolerance when others were not thinking; coaching them gently to understand their own use of words. Don't underestimate the power of words.