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Re: Word censoring

Postby deepeabee » 18 Sep 2013, 17:50

Well blow me down with a feather! People swearing!! :shock:
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Re: Word censoring

Postby floragord » 23 Nov 2013, 13:52

Moonraker wrote:When really cross, I have been known to say, "Botheration be blowed!" I was not allowed to say "Damn" as a child, neither were words which were alternative words for other swear words - for example, "ruddy" which was another way of saying "bloody". Blasphemy was outlawed too. Having said that, it taught me that to use copious amounts of swearing was not necessary. You have also got to keep something in reserve for when you shut your finger in the door!


My dear Grandmama used to say "Damnation seize it" which was considered the very height of daring in the 50s, I occasionally use it to this day when life gets awkward...
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Re: Word censoring

Postby dsr » 26 Nov 2013, 19:18

Swearing? Not Pygmalion likely! :shock:
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Re: Word censoring

Postby Silky moon » 02 Dec 2013, 23:39

I remember my Mum shoving a bar of Parmolive soap in my mouth when I used the S... word. I never swore in front of her again. I don't swear in public, much as I feel like it :)
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Re: Word censoring

Postby Moonraker » 03 Dec 2013, 12:13

My mother had strict views on swearing as well. I wasn't even allowed to say 'damn'. To this day I hate to here prolific swearing - Big Mo let forth a stream of obscene words, bleeped out, on I'm a Celebrity, last night. Unnecessary.
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Re: Word censoring

Postby Carlotta King » 03 Dec 2013, 12:16

I wasn't allowed to say damn, either.
I can't tell you what a right old nuisance it was when we had one of our lengthy discussions about reservoirs and the walls that keep the water in! ;) :roll: :lol:
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Re: Word censoring

Postby Julie2owlsdene » 03 Dec 2013, 12:34

My parents never swore, and I have to be pretty riled to come out with something strong!

I noticed that Mo on Celebrity swears a lot. It's not really necessary to use swear words in a normal conversation really. They say it shows that the person who swears a lot has limited words in their vocablary!

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Re: Word censoring

Postby Tony Summerfield » 03 Dec 2013, 13:59

Julie2owlsdene wrote:I noticed that Mo on Celebrity swears a lot. It's not really necessary to use swear words in a normal conversation really. They say it shows that the person who swears a lot has limited words in their vocablary!

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She's not the only one by any means - if you watch any of the programme afterwards on ITV2 they don't bleep the swearing out! The actress from one of your favourite programmes, Julie, swears like a trooper!! :lol:
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