People “play chicken” every day. Chicken is a dare game. You and your opponent are in a game to see who quits or gives up (who is chicken) first. It is an immature game meant to “prove” who is braver.
Foul language has existed almost as long as language has existed. It’s said that monkeys even have their own form of foul language. What real use is there for foul language in every day conversation? When in college, one communication