Our energy levels drop. There really is no such thing as not giving a fuck. The word has probable cognates in other Germanic languages, such as German ficken to fuck ; Dutch fokken to breed, to beget ; dialectal Norwegian fukka to copulateand dialectal Swedish focka to strike, to copulate and fock penis. Chances are you know somebody in your life who, at one time or another, did not give a fuck and went on to accomplish amazing feats. The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang. Then, as we grow older and enter middle age, something else begins to change.
We accept it, warts and all.
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For other uses, see Fuck disambiguation. We see that you're using an ad-blocker! They hide in a grey emotionless pit of their own making, self-absorbed and self-pitied, perpetually distracting themselves from this unfortunate thing demanding their time and energy called life. Its vulgarity also contributes to its mostly figurative sense, though the word itself is used in its literal sense to refer to sexual intercourse, its most common usage is figurative—to indicate the speaker's strong sentiment and to offend or shock the listener. I Should Have Died. During the Black Death in the Middle Agestowns were trying to control populations and their interactions.