A new study shows swearing at work boosts morale. Excerpt: LONDON (AFP) - Regular swearing at work can help boost team spirit among staff, allowing them to express better their feelings as well as develop social relationships, according to a study by researchers. Personally, I think it is rude and can be offensive. CLICK HERE for the story. I can see how this could end up legally creating a hostile work environment under U.S. law. How do you get paid to study a #$#@%*&@ thing like that?