Using Google Books Ngram Viewer, this chart maps the frequency of various swear words in books from 1700-2008.
As you can see, “fuck” peaked around 1710, disappeared for about 150 years, and came back strong in the mid ’80s.
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The History Of Swear Words In Books
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