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10 cities where people curse the most

What the bleep is going on in Brampton, Halifax and Winnipeg?
Condominiums are seen under construction in Toronto, July 10, 2011. Canada’s condominium boom, which has filled the skylines of its biggest cities with cranes and prompted a warning from its central bank, may well avoid the type of crash that has hobbled the industry in the past. Picture taken July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CITYSCAPE CONSTRUCTION)

In 2012, tbk Creative, a social media marketing agency, scoured more than one million Twitter posts for city-centric tweets where terms like f–k, s–t and dammit were used. Here’s how they ranked by vulgarity.

1. Brampton, Ont.
2. Hamilton
3. London, Ont.
4. Toronto
5. Laval, Que.
6. Montreal
7. Halifax
8. Quebec City
9. Winnipeg
10. Ottawa


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