Teen fiction characters who swear are more popular - Telegraph

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A Study Of Swearing in YA Books

[A study, ublished in the Mass Communication and Society journal, of] 40 teenage and young adult books has found that characters who swore were generally portrayed as rich, attractive and more popular than those who did not. Researchers said their paper raised questions over whether books should be given age ratings similar to those used on films and video games to help parents decide whether the material is appropriate for their child.

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