"Most children learn how to swear before they even know the alphabet": Forget the ABC, toddlers prefer the F-word

'Most children learn how to swear before they even know the alphabet': Forget the ABC, toddlers prefer the F word0.7% of all English spoken language is swearingMany children learn swear words before the alphabetBad language dates to Romans and Anglo-Saxons By Hugo Gye and David Gardner PUBLISHED: 14:59 GMT, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 04:07 GMT, 12 April 2013 Most children learn how to swear before they even know the alphabet, according to a new book that examines bad language and its origins. English speakers also use a curse word on average once in every 140 words, roughly the same proportion as the first person plural pronouns such as ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our.’ The surprising preponderance of swearing in everyday language probably explains why the majority of children know at least one obscene word by the age of two, says language expert Dr. Mellissa Mohr, from Stanford University in California.

Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist: FBI identified thief who stole prized art in 1990

Has the biggest art heist in US history been solved FBI says they've ID'd infamous thieves who stole half a BILLION dollars of art from Boston's Gardner Museum Artwork famously stolen from museum in 1990 by men dressed as Boston police officers on St Patrick's Day Took paintings and sketches from masters like Manet, Rembrandt, Degas, and Vermeer; in all, 13 works stolen FBI announced 23 years to the day that they had identified the thieves but did not publicly name them /05/10/article-2142642-1307FC7F000005DC-321_634x481.jpg” width=”634″ height=”481″ alt=”Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum” class=”blkBorder” /> Irreplaceable: Chez Tortoni, painted by Manet, shows a man wearing a top hat at a jaunty angle; it was one of the last paintings to be stolen from the museum Dutch Master: The thieves stole two Rembrandts – 'The Storm on the Sea of Galilee,' left, believed to be the only seascape the master painted, and 'A Lady and Gentleman in Black,' right In progress: Left, Degas' Three Mounted Jockeys, and right, a self-portrait of Rembrandt Most valuable: Jan Vermeer's The Concert is one of approximately 35 known works by the great Dutch painter During the 1990 robbery, thieves disguised as police officers struck as Boston finished celebrating St.

Lord Ahmed suspended over claims he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his dangerous driving jail sentence

Labour suspends controversial peer over claims he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his dangerous driving jail sentenceLord Ahmed was jailed in 2009 for dangerous driving after texting minutes before a fatal crashInterview emerges where he links his prosecution to Jewish-owned mediaLabour condemns anti-Semitism and suspends 55-year-old form the party By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:48 GMT, 14 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 14 March 2013 Labour peer Lord Ahmed has been suspended by the party over reports that he blamed a Jewish conspiracy for his jail sentence A Muslim peer has been suspended from the Labour Party for allegedly blaming his prison sentence for dangerous driving on a Jewish conspiracy. Lord Ahmed was sentenced to three months for sending text messages shortly before his car was in a motorway crash that killed a father of two. But, in an extraordinary rant on Pakistani television, Lord Ahmed is alleged to have blamed his imprisonment on pressure from Jews ‘who own newspapers and TV channels’