He was just using a colloquial, profane expression to make a point.
He will interrupt his subjects with gruff asides or profane exclamations.
But we were, of course, mostly giggling at the nom de sext “Carlos Danger” and his profane sexual demands.
His novel The Last Magazine, published posthumously this month, is just like him: blistering, fun, insightful, and profane.
Bald, burly and profane, he has worked for both Karl Rove and Dick Cheney.
The tongue that praises God surely will not profane his name.
It was another of his tricks, and he should not profane the church.
By profane history is meant the account of all transactions not included in the sacred volumes.
Yet we are no idolaters; we are no Sabbath-breakers; we do not profane the name of the Blessed.
These are simple facts of history corroborated by both sacred and profane writings.
late 14c., from Old French profaner, prophaner (13c.) and directly from Latin profanare "to desecrate, render unholy, violate," from profanus "unholy, not consecrated" (see profane (adj.)). Related: Profaned; profaning.
mid-15c., "un-ecclesiastical, secular," from Old French profane (12c.) and directly from Latin profanus "unholy, not consecrated," according to Barnhart from pro fano "not admitted into the temple (with the initiates)," literally "out in front of the temple," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + fano, ablative of fanum "temple" (see feast (n.)). Sense of "unholy, polluted" is recorded from c.1500. Related: Profanely.