Swearing

  • (noun): A commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury.
    Synonyms: oath
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Curse Words - Swearing in The United Kingdom - In The Workplace
... In the United Kingdom, swearing in the workplace can be an act of gross misconduct under certain circumstances ... In particular, this is the case when swearing accompanies insubordination against a superior or humiliation of a subordinate employee ... According to a UK site on work etiquette, the "fact that swearing is a part of everyday life means that we need to navigate a way through a day in the office without ...
Swearing On The Horns
... Swearing on the Horns is a farcical oath that was traditionally given to visitors at various pubs in the London suburb of Highgate during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries ... do their best to convince newcomers to take part in the swearing in ... The details of the swearing took various forms across the years and from pub to pub, but maintained the common themes of the horns and many of the individual statements ...
Swearing At Motorists
... Swearing At Motorists is a two-piece rock and roll band composed of Dave Doughman (guitar, vocals) and Joseph Siwinski (drums) ... Critics have wisely referred to Swearing At Motorists as “The Two Man Who” and anyone who has been fortunate to see them live would surely concur ... Heavily influenced by other lo-fi music, Swearing At Motorists' songs are characterized by emphatic, crunching tonic chords, emotive vocals, and raw recordings, though with ...
Nefastus - Glossary - S - Sacramentum
... A sacramentum establishes a direct relation between the person swearing (or the thing pledged in the swearing of the oath) and the gods the iusiurandum is an oath of ...
Sacramentum (oath)
... differs from iusiurandum, which is more common in legal application, as for instance swearing an oath in court ... A sacramentum establishes a direct relation between the person swearing (or the thing pledged in the swearing of the oath) and the gods the iusiurandum is an oath of good faith within the human community that is in ...

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