There Is A Crisis In British Swearing
Just when you thought cockwomble, pisstrumpet and shitgibbon had died, they’re launching a comeback
There’s a growing crisis of swearing in this country. After centuries during which everyone was happy to call each other bastards, pricks and wankers, there’s a renewed enthusiasm for faux-archaic compound insults. ‘Cockwomble‘ is the breakout star, but jump into any Brexit-adjacent Twitter thread and you’ll see them. ‘Wankpuffin’. ‘Nobsocket’. ‘Shitflute’. ‘Spunktrumpet’.
It’s time to kill the faux-archaic compound insult for good