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Word Count:

83 f*ck

1 d*ck

11 ass

17 b*tch

34 b*stard

41 sh*t

1 screw

1 Jesus

32 God (goddamn)

22 damn

10 sex

1 homosexuality

5 pregnant

2 whore

8 gay

23 rape

2 suicde

1 breasts

3 naked

4 cock (suck cock)

2 blowjob

4 pills (sleeping pills)

1 pothead

4 weed

6 joint

1 coke (snorts coke)

40 drunk

27 beer

22 whiskey

2 vodka

6 wine

3 virgin (virginity)

2 blowjob

2 slut

2 pissed

14 crap

2 porn


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