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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The oldest recorded F-bomb in English (c. 1528)

The F-word’s earliest print appearance was the early sixteenth century, written as a marginal note by an angry scribe, complaining about his Abbot.  :)

http://www.openculture.com/2014/02/the-very-first-written-use-of-the-f-word-in-english-1528.html