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These are the most popular swear words in Georgia

B, d, f, h, p and s — these are the first letters of some of the most frequently-used swear words in Georgia, according to one data analysis.

Jack Grieve, a lecturer in forensic linguistics at Aston University in England, mapped the frequency of common swear words across the nation, using 8.9 billion words from geo-coded tweets in 2013 and 2014, according to the curse word-centric blog Strong Language.

Grieve's findings have two caveats: They do not account for context, so the popularity of "hell" in the Southeast, including Georgia, doesn't exclude its use in religious contexts.

And because Grieve is pulling from tweets, his data is necessarily narrow. The group of people who are likely to use swear words on Twitter in Georgia is not automatically representative of all Georgians.

The complete maps, complete with their swear words, are here

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