Researchers said swearing and language make us . They did on 81 people to see how swearing affected strength. In one , participants worked out on an exercise . Some people swore as as they could, while others were quiet. In another test, people gripped the bike's as tightly as they could. The researchers said those who swore cycled or gripped up to four per cent more than those who were .
Research also shows that swearing increases our to pain. Swearing increases our rate and adrenaline. These help to numb . This may be why many of us swear we feel pain. Another study found that swearing was a of honesty. A from Keele said: "Quite why it is that swearing has these on and pain tolerance remains to be discovered. We have to understand the power of swearing ."