Geo-Tagged Swearing Check Outs Redcar as Most Profane UK Location

By Gary Cutlack on at

Seaside town Redcar has topped a bizarre language survey, somehow managing to crown itself the swearing-on-the-internet capital of the UK.

Researchers from UCL's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis analysed Twitter messages tagged with geographical data by smartphones, finding that nearly eight per cent of all tweets sent from Redcar and its the surrounding area contained at least one category A swear word. [Independent]

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