What are good substitute swear words?
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At work, you have to drop a quarter in the jar everytime you swear (it goes to charity) and I'm going broke, although half the time I'm provoked. I'm looking for some ...show more
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When I swear (which is quite often) I use real words...God d@mnit, sh!t, f*ck, etc. The thing is...when you're using a substitution for a bad word, you're still upset/angry enough to use it...What makes sh!t bad and poop not bad? You're saying it in anger, but you're just saying a different word. Does this make sense?
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The names of first ladys. Instead of saying Mother F*cker, say Martha Bush.
"Dang" is popular with the kiddies, thanks to the movie Cars.
The Simpsons gave us the family favorite "Flupid floropope" and the classic "D"oh!"
King of the Hill gave us "Gatdang", but use that one with caution.
Scooby Doo offers "Jinkies" and "Jeepers".
And I just realized I"ve been watching too many cartoons!!
Crap, butt, shoot, fart, heck, etc
Instead of ....
F-ck.... Fart(ing) as in "Stop Farting Around!"....I don't have time to fart around!...You fart head! Or freak for...FREAKING A! FREAK I JUST STUBBED MY TOE! FREAKING BRA STRAP KEEPS SLIDING DOWN!
Dammit - Say Fudge! Fudge I forgot my notebook!
****- Poo Poo - You POO POO HEAD! I don't give a Poop! Poop, I left the window down!
How about: "Son Of A Beehive!"
"Your a Wanka!"
"Oh to Hello With You!"
Son of a buffalo chip!
Fu kryin' out loud!
Don't know where the last two came from. It is all about the energy behind the words though, not the particular word itself.
Though some are more socially acceptable. I would still not want my young child frustrated enough to resort to spitting out insults.
I was always told that someone who has to resort to profanity just doesn't have enough intelligence to think of something better to say.
Source(s):from one potty mouth to another
I once had a friend who replaced the word sh*t with "sugar-monkey." (It's kinda fun to say.)
Step one: instead of '*ss' say 'buns',
like 'kiss my buns', or 'you're a buns-hole!'
Step two: instead of '*hit' say 'poo',
as in 'bull poo, 'poo head' and 'the poo is cold'
Step three: with '*itch' drop the T,
cos 'bich' is Latin for Generousity
Step four, don't say '*uck' anymore,
cos '*uck' is the worst word that you can say
So just use the word 'm'kay'!
My brothers and I always said "frick" and thought we were so bad a**. LOL
Shoot, darn, heck, freak
I say these things...
For "God Damn It"....I say - God Bless it or God Dang It or Dang It or Gosh Dern It
For "Sh*t".....I say - Fudge
For "F*ck it"..... I say - Screw it
For "your an as*whole"... I say - Your acting like a nosebleed
For "f*cking"... I say - Freegan
For "Your pissing me off"....I say - Your making me hot
Son of a Beeswax
Son of a beach
Son of a buscuit
Your a bleep bleep bleep! (actually saying the bleep word)
It has been brought to management's attention that some individuals throughout the company have been using foul language during the normal conversation with their co-workers. Due to complaints received from some employees who may be easily offended, this type of language will no longer be tolerated. We do however realize the critical importance of beingable to accurately express your feelings when communicating with co-workers.
Therefore, a list of 18 New and Innovative "TRY SAYING" phrases has been provided so that proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in an effective manner.
TRY SAYING: I think you could use more training.
INSTEAD OF: You don't know what the f___ you're doing.
TRY SAYING: She's an aggressive go-getter.
INSTEAD OF: She's a ball-busting b__ch.
TRY SAYING: Perhaps I can work late.
INSTEAD OF: And when the f___ do you expect me to do this?
TRY SAYING: I'm certain that isn't feasible.
INSTEAD OF: No f______ way.
TRY SAYING: Really?
INSTEAD OF: You've got to be sh__ing me!
TRY SAYING: Perhaps you should check with...
INSTEAD OF: Tell someone who gives a sh__.
TRY SAYING: I wasn't involved in the project.
INSTEAD OF: It's not my f______ problem.
TRY SAYING: That's interesting.
INSTEAD OF: What the f___?
TRY SAYING: I'm not sure this can be implemented.
INSTEAD OF: This sh__ won't work.
TRY SAYING: I'll try to schedule that.
INSTEAD OF: Why the f____ didn't you tell me sooner?
TRY SAYING: He's not familiar with the issues.
INSTEAD OF: He's got his head up his a__.
TRY SAYING: Excuse me, sir?
INSTEAD OF: Eat sh__ and die.
TRY SAYING: So you weren't happy with it?
INSTEAD OF: Kiss my a__.
TRY SAYING: I'm a bit overloaded at the moment.
INSTEAD OF: F___ it, I'm on salary.
TRY SAYING: I don't think you understand.
INSTEAD OF: Shove it up your a__.
TRY SAYING: I love a challenge.
INSTEAD OF: This job sucks.
TRY SAYING: You want me to take care of that?
INSTEAD OF: Who the h___ died and made you boss?
TRY SAYING: He's somewhat insensitive.
INSTEAD OF: He's a pr_ck.
Thank You, Human Resources
Source(s):found this on the net a while ago and have kept it. It produced quite a few laughs at work.
Okay. Here are my personal favorite. I am ex-military, so I had a real funky, nasty, potty mouth. I had to develop unique sub words too, now that I am a Mommy.
Instead of shut the **** up, use "Shut the front door."
Instead of ahhh, ****, use "ahhh shuggy duggy quack quack."
Instead of *****, use "biscuiteater."
When you're really angry, yell "Oh pinto beans."
Instead of what the ****!?!? Simply state, "What the duck?"
Instead of piss, state "pickled pigs feet!"
Hope these help!
Prestidigitator, Tamishanter, Cuspidor, Whirligig!
look em up in dictionary!
Instead of Oh Sh*t just say "Ohhh noooooooooo"..I think that is safe..or say Ohhhhhhh God...
son of a birch, im gonna kick your assphault, heck, darn, shoot,
fudge, shiza, freak, crap, heck, darn
yuck fou, fire truck, crusty critters...lol
"dang it", "freak", "shoot",
I personally say
FFFish instead of FFFuck, when minors are around.
Shhheeepskin, instead of Shhhit.
What the fish !
My foot !
Ala Mak !
In our house we say Fudgenut! F-bomb! and Shizzle!
Sometimes I can even bring it down to Oh man! or Oh bother! (like pooh). It's true that you either cuss or you don't but a natural reaction that is void of cuss words or its substitutes takes many years of zen meditation.
the use of language is a habit, good or bad...
so scroll through the million you already know till to find what rolls off your tongue the easiest....then, use that....even if it doesn't seem to fit.
i am a big one to say sh!t....
so i say snot.
its close, the kids love it, its politically correct and most of all i am comfortable with the substitution,
changing or replacing habits or behaviors is difficult, expect to fail, keep trying, don't give up, and eventually you will be able hang out at any playground, and not offend any-ones mother!!!
well this is a good all around sub....son of biscuit eating ditch monster....kinda covers all
think of things you like and say that. at my job we have a policy on pfofanity so you have to really watch what you say.
Shoot, man, bull.
Just think of a clever phrase from a song or something. I use select lines of Shakespeare.
what the *ell, i say what the el
for *hit i say shoot
for fuc* i say fizzle
but i dont usually use *uck
dammit i say dang it ...
Substitute swear words are kind of pointless. Either you swear or you don't.
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