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The real origin of the franchise - Sir Harold Evans TED-Ed

With social media being as prevalent in the zeitgeist as it is, the speed in which slang and cultural elements take hold and spread is incalculable. The documentary exists as a relic of the ball scene which very much still exists, just not in the same way as it once did. Thus, it isn't hard to see why a motherfucker, someone who fucks mothers, would easily become a byword of opprobrium and contempt; to have a potential motherfucker walking about is to have an existential insult that threatens a man's.

They had a much deeper significance. Unlike a mother, a father can simply work to support all of the fruits of his dalliances; in fact, as long as you are a legitimate son, a father fucker might be an epithet you look upon with equanimity.

The segment starts around the 19:45 mark. Thus, we cannot be sure that motherfucker, borne of fuck was not actually attested in speech by the dates we have first written attestation, and sadly enough they are the only products amenable to historical investigation. Black women have also made the same statements about white gay culture.