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Researchers have that swearing and using bad or profane language can one's physical strength. The researchers are from Keele University in England. They tests on 81 people to see the effect swearing on their physical performance. In one test, participants a short, intense workout on an exercise bike. Some people were to swear as much as they before they started their workout, while others were told to quiet. In another test, participants were told to grip the bike's handlebars as tightly as they could. The researchers found that the groups who a lot, cycled or three to four per cent more powerfully than the tight-lipped group.

Past research also shows that swearing to our tolerance to pain. A 2009 study that swearing to an increased heart rate and higher levels of adrenaline - these help to numb pain. This perhaps explains why so many of us swear when we ourselves. Another study found that swearing was a sign of honesty because people who swear frequently are to be better at self-expression. Dr. Richard Stephens, lead researcher of the Keele study, said he was at a loss to why swearing affects the body. He said: "Quite why it is that swearing has these effects on strength and pain tolerance to discovered. We have yet to the power of swearing fully."

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