HALIE. Language! I won’t have that language in my house! Father I’m—
— Sam Shepard, “Buried Child”
STANLEY: In Laurel, huh? Oh, yeah. Yeah, in Laurel, that’s right. Not in my territory. Liquor goes fast in hot weather.
— Tennessee Williams, “A Streetcar Named Desire”
CORA–(teasingly) My, Harry! Such language!
— Eugene O’Neill, “The Iceman Cometh”