From CNN.com: The curse word ‘Battlestar Galactica’ created
The word is showing up everywhere — on T-shirts, in sit-coms, best-selling novels and regular conversation.
“I have to start by saying that I’m drinking coffee out of a mug that says ‘frak off’ on the side of it, so much has it seeped into my life,” “Galactica” star Jamie Bamber said.
The word is insinuating its way into popular vocabulary for a simple reason.
You can’t get in trouble. It’s a made-up word.
The word is used so naturally in the world of Battlestar Galactica that it’s no surprise to me that it’s making the transition to the real world.