An anticursing group has kicked off a campaign to persuade Congress to make public profanity a felony. Paul White, founder of Curseaholics Anonymous, defined cursing as "a vulgar languange used as an alternative language in our society to show masculinity, machoism, or to insult someone or their property. . . ."
He says American utter 1 billion curse w ords daily, swearing more than 700, 000 times a second.