Yes, Texas is known for its rich history, beautiful scenery, and larger-than-life personalities, but the state also has a mighty cuss word that is used more than any other. Out of all the colorful vocabulary that peppers everyday conversations, this one four-letter word reigns supreme.

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A website typically used for helping solve word puzzles, Wordtips is worth checking out. In their article, you'll find out not only the history behind various curse words but where in the United States they're used, how often, and more. The data collected is from thousands of Tweets throughout 320 cities. The most commonly used profanity words and their variations were all counted up and broken down by state. Keep scrolling to find out the most used word in Texas.


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Photo: tazredakteur/YouTube

The Beginnings

The George Carlin skit "Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television" was extremely controversial back in 1972. In fact, Carlin was later arrested, and the incident led to a Supreme Court ruling that changed how speech and profanity were regulated on television. It's this skit that broke the mold for profanity for years to come.

Interesting Facts

  • The F-bomb is the most commonly used word in the United States.
  • The people of Georgia use the most profanity while those in Minnesota use the least.
  • 15 of the 50 states use the S-word (rhymes with sit) more than any other word.
  • Profanities rose on both Facebook (41%) and Twitter (27%) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo: Canva
Photo: Canva

What's The Word?

As it turns out Texans love using the F-bomb more than any other cuss word. Of the data collected, this 4-letter word was used over 11 times per 1000 tweets, more than any other in Texas. While that may not seem like a lot, think about how many tweets are sent out daily. It adds up big time. Check this map to see all the top cuss words for every state.

It certainly appears that the F-bomb holds a special place in the colorful vocabulary of Texans. While some may view it as offensive or inappropriate, it's hard to deny its powerful expression.

I'll tell you one thing that'll elicit some cuss words out of me - the sight of scorpions. I can't stand those critters and Texas has plenty of them. Look below for the most common variety you'll find.

UGH! Here are 9 of the Most Common Scorpions You'll See in Texas [PHOTOS]

In fact, there are around 18 different species of these denizens of Hell, I mean scorpions, in Texas. But some are much more common than others.

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