A lot of teachers don’t like it when their pupils are swearing. They immediately tell their students off, or even punish them by having them stay after school. These punishments may be necessary, but are they effective? Moreover, what is it about swearing, that teachers don’t like?

The link at the bottom of this post gives you seven good reasons why swearing is something good. The article isn’t a reason to let your pupils curse wherever they go, but might make you more knowledgeable on why they curse, enabling you to react to any unwanted behaviour more effectively.

Surprisingly, swearing amongst children isn’t always directly linked to bullying, although it might appear to be otherwise. The article does a brilliant job at explaining everything you need to know about swearing.