(08/30/2023: I never published this.)
Thank you, southern-conservative-moralistic-Judeo-Christian-legalism for making me feel guilty for cussing.
Vulgarity can make stories more realistic. A good example is this– https://www.fathommag.com/stories/hes-alright-this-doug
His characters cuss a lot (from my traditional standards), and if they didn't, the story and the characters would be completely different. For one thing, they sound like real people. Real people sound like that. And because of this particular characterization,