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Watch your mouth, Minneapolis! City ranks No. 7 for swearing at work

A new survey that polled hiring managers and workers on whether they swear at work found that 50 percent use profanity on the job in Minneapolis. Only six cities curse a bluer streak, including the most foul-mouthed of all: Washington, Denver and Chicago. Even New York at No. 9 is more polite than Minneapolis, according to the survey.
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A new Harris Interactive survey done for CareerBuilder finds that swearing is not good for your career. More than 2,000 hiring managers and 3,000 workers were asked about their use of foul language in the workplace, and 64 percent of employers said that they'd think less of an employee who repeatedly uses curse words. Fifty-seven percent said they'd be less likely to promote someone who swears in the office.

In total, 51 percent of the managers and employees report swearing.

Among major market cities, Minneapolis ranked No. 7 for swearing. Cities with more foul-mouthed workers: Washington, Denver, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta.

Salary.com offers a few tips to consider before uttering your next well-crafted rant.

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