A new study has proven what we already know: those of us in New Jersey curse a lot.

Like, a lot.

We curse so f***ing much in New Jersey that we have one of the highest foul language rates in the nation -- we ranked third behind Connecticut and f***ing Delaware.

This research comes from a study from the Netherlands that asked a couple of hundred people to track their use of, shall we say, "colorful language" combined with an even larger sample of Facebook conversations.

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And while we're close to being the f***ing potty mouth capital of America, there is some good news: all of those expletives mean were very honest.

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The study says,

The spontaneous use of profanity is usually the unfiltered genuine expression of emotions, with the most extreme type being the bursts of profanity.

Translation: when someone tells you the shirt you're wearing is the "ugliest f***ing thing they have ever seen" in a diner parking lot at 2 AM as only someone from New Jersey would, that's probably a pretty honest assessment of what you are wearing.

And as it turns out, swearing like a sailor might be good for you.

The study goes on to say,

...profanity may also be seen as a positive if it does not inflict harm but acts as a reliever of stress or pain in a cathartic effect.

All kidding aside, the study (minus all of the technical psychological bulls***) is pretty interesting to read.

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