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You gragdok! The evolution of setting-based swear words in RPGs

While reorganizing Athenaeum content into a forthcoming post index, this writer happened upon this post , which dealt with creating a unique flavor in a Dungeons & Dragons campaign by developing slang words for the common tongue. One area of language that post didn’t explore, though, was the evolution of campaign-specific curse or “swear” words to express increased …