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One new idea for every day in 2011. We're talking big, small, local, international, in action and on the drawing board. Here's today's -- what's yours?

​Theo Olesen appreciates the beauty in swear words. He draws one by hand every working day. 

The resulting collection is, by any definition, beautiful. Beyond the ugly connotation of the words -- asswipe, clusterfuck, bullshit, goddamn -- are elegant and balanced designs. 

He writes on the site that his collection is far from over; he has a lot more working days, and an almost endless supply of words. And you can help him out. Olesen is accepting submissions. 

The only requirements: "Make the swear word super fucking beautiful and at least 700 pixels wide. Include your name so I can give you credit."

See more swear words and designs on the Beautiful Swear Words website.   

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