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'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918' with Mark Connelly

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Mark Connelly will be giving a talk on 'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918'. Soldiers were renowned for their use of obscenities, and to a lesser extent, blasphemies, during the First World War. As well as peppering their spoken language, it also played a crucial role in many songs which were then adopted by…