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Jean Berko Gleason, who gave the Welcome, Welcome and Goodbye, Goodbye speeches, demonstrates that swearing helps to relieve pain. Richard Stephens, John Atkins, and Andrew Kingston of Keele University, UK won the Ig Nobel Peace Prize for their investigation into swearing as a response to pain.
Jean Berko Gleason, who gave the Welcome, Welcome and Goodbye, Goodbye speeches, demonstrates that swearing helps to relieve pain. Richard Stephens, John Atkins, and Andrew Kingston of Keele University, UK won the Ig Nobel Peace Prize for their investigation into swearing as a response to pain.