Cannot Stop Cursing (Part II)
In my previous post, I blogged about the boy who could not stop cursing. It may have come across funny, to me, at least initially but this is a very real illness. In the above video, the makers of SouthPark show that this is a very real illness and although they have added a funny twist to it, it sounds like they are serious in spreading awareness about this debilitating illness..
Tourette syndrome is an unusual chronic medical condition characterized by the childhood onset of multifocal motor and vocal tics, which may include phonation, vocalization, or the articulation of formed words, including obscenities or profanities. This explains the sudden outburst of vulgarities and profanities. Imagine not being able to control yourself -- this sure leads to very embarrassing situations. The worst thing, haveing to explain it all.
Little people know about this illness and might take it as you making fun of them. I personally have not met anyone in Singapore with this illness before and am really curious how it manifests.
Anyone know about/met someone like this before?