The F-word

March 15th, 2019 by

Until the advent of softer foods such as bread and rice our ancient ancestors were unable to pronounce certain letter, most notably F and V. What the …?

Apparently a diet of meat and nuts and hard foods caused our jaw bones to align in such a way that we couldn’t make the sounds. So, we all have farmers, millers and bakers to thank for your ability so vent anger with an F-word or two.