Swearing on rise but parents still don’t want kids hearing it, report finds

Third of people say they use strong language more than they did five years ago, according to BBFC survey

Swearing in everyday life is on the rise, according to research, but parents do not want to see it increase in the film and television their children watch.

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) published a report on Thursday into attitudes towards swearing and whether people want a more liberal approach in media content.

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