Science fiction invents swear words


Science fiction doesn’t only have a long history of coining new words for futuristic technology, but it also likes inventing new swear words. Frak you, you smeghead!

Smeg and the art of sci-fi swearing — Kerrang!
From Red Dwarf’s ‘smeg’ to Battlestar Galactica’s ‘frak’, made-up swear words are not only stupidly good fun, but a genuinely useful device in keeping sci-fi accessible and happily uncensored…