950 Geary St
San Francisco, California 94109

The Swearing Festival

Saturday, February 18



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The Swearing Festival

Saturday, February 18th, 2006
7pm at the Edinburgh Castle Pub
950 Geary Street
San Francisco

Door: $10

? 72% of men and 58% of women swear in public
? Swearing takes up 13% of adult conversation
? Spoke swore on Star Trek 4
? One South Park episode used the same expletive 146 times

The Swearing Festival celebrates it all!

The line-up:

Panel forum: Professor Jonathan Hunt of Stanford University,
journalist Andrew Orlowski and author Beth Lisick debate the current
state of foul language in culture and the media.


A multi-media mass swearing experiment
The Most Horrible, Vile Oaths Contest
Classic cussing performances from the movies, literature, and music
The Shit Parade-a live sing along
A short course on how to curse in foreign languages
The author of Fuck This Book will present a slide show of his
profanity-inspired work

Badmouthed books for sale, including Fuck This Book and Subversive
Cross Stitch, published by Chronicle Books.

Special guests, raffle prizes, and more.

The Swearing Festival is proudly sponsored by The Edinburgh Castle,
Chronicle Books, and the Onion

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The Edinburgh Castle
950 Geary Street
San Francisco

Added by disrupsean on January 31, 2006



i would be ALL over this if i wasn't in tahoe


Sold out by 7:30. Argghhhh...


"How could this event not miss?
It did. Unfortunately, while the concept was brilliant, the execution wasn't."