10 cities where people curse the most

What the bleep is going on in Brampton, Halifax and Winnipeg?

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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