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Old 04-18-2011, 11:05 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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You know that time you stubbed your toe and the blinding pain caused you to shout a string of choice words that would make your mother cringe? Turns out you weren't being rude you were easing the pain.

Read more: WTF? Study Shows Swearing Reduces Pain - TIME NewsFeed
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:44 AM
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Location: Way beyond the black stump.
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Where on earth do you people dig up this stuff??? LOL

Oh, I get it, this is so everyone knows the truly worthwhile 'ground breaking research' that's being done with their tax dollars.

Good one.
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:53 AM
 
Location: The 719
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Effin A buddy. I've known this for a long time.
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:25 AM
 
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i believe that mythbusters just did a thing on this in the last year, proved that it does seem to take some of the sting out when you yell loudly, but i cant remember whether or not it was an obscenity that had to be shouted
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Old 04-20-2011, 11:42 AM
 
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
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It says for people who don't regularly curse...guess it won't work for me
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Old 04-20-2011, 07:46 PM
 
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I hope my husband doesn't see this
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