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From Latin vulgāris, vulgar is someone or something belonging or relative to the vulgar (he common popular people ). The concept refers to what is improper of educated people or of good education. For example: "The player made a vulgar gesture to the rostrum when he was replaced by his coach", "The pop star again showed that he is a vulgar person by showing himself without underwear in public", "There is nothing more vulgar than chewing with your mouth open".

The so-called swear words , profanity or rudeness They are part of vulgarity. The social acceptance of each word is cultural and can only be understood within the framework of a given society. This means that there are terms that are offensive to one people and harmless to others.

He Vulgar language In any case, it transcends bad words. A person can speak vulgarly without using expletives. If a person tells an old man "Walk faster, old man, I'm in a hurry" He is being vulgar and disrespectful even when he doesn't use swear words.

This would result in many times vulgar language becoming foul when using its words to utter expletives and insults to other people. Specifically, in this sense the usual thing is to use words that can hurt the recipient when referring to their race, nationality, sexual orientation or intellectual capacity, among other things.

The vulgar is also linked to expressions that undermine what is considered sacred or that get involved with issues that are taboo (like sex).

On the other hand, there are gestures (raising the middle finger towards another person), attitudes (picking the nose) and even clothing (which does not cover the intimate parts) that make a person considered vulgar.

It is also interesting to emphasize that in ancient times the term vulgar was used to refer to a type of art. More accurately, the term vulgar arts was used to name all those works that were obtained through a series of manual works and techniques.

Sculpture or painting were thus some of the vulgar arts as well as all those that can be framed within the craft genre. In front of all of them were the liberal arts that were those that emanated from an intellectual starting point as would be the case of philosophy, astronomy or dialectic, among many others.

Currently within the field of marketing, advertising and commerce, the term vulgar is also used. Specifically, it is committed to the expression vulgarized brand. The same comes to define all the registered trademark that has achieved such prestige within its sector that gets it to be used to refer to the entire generic product.

An example of this is the Danone brand that has achieved that at this time the term danone or yogurt is used interchangeably to define the aforementioned dairy food.

Another use of the term, finally, is related to the usual or usual (as opposed to the special or technical): "It's a vulgar and ordinary computer, without great benefits".

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