Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Timothy Jay, a scholar of the psychology of cursing, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Jay is the author of “Cursing in America,” “What to do When Your Students Talk Dirty,” “What to do When Your Kids Talk Dirty” and “Why We Curse.” His books offer insights into the nature of cursing and its relationship to the media, censorship, sex education, deviance, aggression, comedy, linguistics, gender, law, human development, aging, education and abnormal psychology issues. Jay analyzes why Americans curse and what it means, and also explains how cursing is an essential aspect of human language and communication.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The event is free to students and $1 for the general public and is sponsored by Platform Personalities and the student activities fee.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman