“Americans love to curse. The question is, which bad words are favored where? Who says “*#@&” the most? Who says “$%*#” the least? Is there a “*#$” belt? (As it turns out, yes: From New York City down to the Gulf Coast.)”
If you don’t want to hear potty talk, this is not the set of maps on linguistic geography for you…I’m just sayin’, you’ve been forewarned. An isogloss is a line that separates regions that use different words for the same object/concept. Thing of isoglosses as linguistic contour lines…are there any swearing isoglosses? Swearing regions?