I have a friend who can't say "fuck". She never has been able to and shakes her head helplessly when teased and dared to give it a go. She's not a prude.
These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent. The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary.
Go away, get out of here, as in Fuck off or I'll call the police. This idiom is used only as a command. Spend time idly, loaf or shirk one's duty.
Graphic artist Sneha Keshav doesn't necessarily dislike swearing, but she is fascinated by how saying the word "fuck" has affected our vocabulary. The idea is to not as much eliminating the word but adding fun alternatives to one's arsenal of colorful language," said Keshav to Mashable. SVA had their own version of Michael Beirut's " Days Project ," a graphic design challenge that asks participants to create one thing for days straight.
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When people let out anger we always say ''fuck'' or ''shit'' or something of that sort. I have tried to change that, while I have nothing against swearing if I get mad in public I don't want to start yelling ''FUCK'' randomly. I occasionally say "sin," though not really as a "substitute" for anything.
Other than eating or drinking, cursing is the most fun thing you can do with your mouth. But why limit yourself to cursing in English when there's a whole world of beautiful curse words out there to use? And while you might imagine most of the f-words in other countries translate to mean some version of "sexual intercourse," you'd be wrong. In fact, when the world stubs its toe, it says the equivalent of the f-word in all manner of funny and beautiful ways.
Our favourite four-letter words have a fascinating history. Rather than being written in manuscripts by monks, we find them used by normal people and preserved in surprising places like place names, personal names, and animal names and they reveal more about our medieval past than just attitudes towards sex and body parts. Using place names though, we can trace it back a bit earlier.