WHICH STATE IS THE MOST SWEAR-HAPPY?
A recent poll has found that Ohio is one of the least courteous states in the US, and the most swear-happy.
According to the study, people in Ohio like to cuss on the phone. Researchers said Ohioans cursed in 1 out of every 150 phone calls. Other states that were swear-happy included Maryland, New Jersey, Louisiana and Illinois.
** The study also looked at which states tended to say "please" and "thank you" the most in phone calls - and Ohio was found to be in the bottom of that ‘polite' group as well.
Which other states don't seem to mind their manners?
Wisconsin, was number one in that department, followed by Massachusetts, Indiana and Tennessee.
** The most polite states are South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, Louisiana and Georgia.
When it comes to swearing, Washington was the state that seemed to swear the least - only 1 out of every 300 phone calls had a swear word occur.
Other states that tend not to swear as often are Texas, Arizona and Virginia.