A new survey revealed that 1 in 4 Americans fire off their first curse of the day before 9 a.m. Financial worry was the biggest reason for cursing as a way to vent stress. The next most-common cause for cursing was not getting enough sleep. The average American admitted they experience more than 1,200 stressful events a year according to the poll. The thing that causes me the most stress is when we run out of coffee here at the radio station. !$@&*(!@()#!