SWEARING IN THE CINEMA

@article{Cressman2009SWEARINGIT,
  title={SWEARING IN THE CINEMA},
  author={Dale L. Cressman and Mark Callister and Tom Robinson and Christopher E. Near},
  journal={Journal of Children and Media},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={117 - 135}
}
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