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You might want to rethink describing the weather as a bit "nippy".

New research by University of Exeter expert Dr Todd Gray MBE has uncovered some long-forgotten insults, combining them in a new swear word dictionary.

Dr Gray read hundreds of slander cases heard in Devon courts between 1500 and 1650 - a combined total of 40,000 ancient documents which are held at the Devon Heritage centre.

These reveal the insults used centuries ago - most commonly used were 'rogue' and 'knave' for men, to imply dishonesty, and 'whore' for women usually in conjunction with a foul adjective.

Vote for the one you find most offensive in the list below:

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