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« on: 17/04/2009 06:09:12 »
Whenever I travel to England I have observed that the English curse far more than Americans and Canadians.  Bizarre. 


 

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« Reply #1 on: 17/04/2009 06:52:38 »
And...........???

Do you think its cultural to some point?

I think it is probably pretty individual really!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 17/04/2009 08:24:43 »
**ll***s! I've never heard such a load of ****! ******! There's no ******* evidence and it's not ******* true.

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« Reply #3 on: 17/04/2009 09:52:54 »
Hee hee hee... Lol...lol.. your cracking me up.. lol....
 

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« Reply #4 on: 17/04/2009 10:37:41 »
Again I will bring up the US TV series "The Wire". There are parts where the swearing is the only dialogue I can understand.

My experience would suggest that swearing is more widespread in the UK because there is not the same degree of prudishness that there once was, and that still exists in the USA. I don't think there is much difference with the working man on the building site, but I perceive that there is more of a difference in office culture. Americans are generally more polite and take more care not to offend. The British are not so, but, on the other hand, are more used to it and not so easily offended by swearing.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 17/04/2009 10:49:28 »
Well **** me! I don't know how the **** you can suggest such a ******* thing! We swear no ******* more than any other ****** ********* do we dent ******* student? Our ******* language is the ******** epitome of ********* good ********* ******** ***** ******* taste.

And ********* to any ******* who ****** dares to ********* dispute that.

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« Reply #6 on: 17/04/2009 10:56:03 »
Well **** me! I don't know how the **** you can suggest such a ******* thing! We swear no ******* more than any other ****** ********* do we dent ******* student? Our ******* language is the ******** epitome of ********* good ********* ******** ***** ******* taste.

And ********* to any ******* who ****** dares to ********* dispute that.

*******!

I'm ****** ***** **** ***** **** there me old **** ****** of a ****** mate!

****** namby pamby ***** **** US **** or **** for that matter.

 

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« Reply #7 on: 17/04/2009 11:01:19 »
Whenever I travel to England I have observed that the English curse far more than Americans and Canadians.  Bizarre. 

I think Graham is right when he makes the point that Brits are less offended at swearing. I dont particularly like to hear a conversation where every other word is an expletive, but in general swearing doesnt bother me a jot. In fact a well placed swear word can highlight a point in a way no amount of other hyperbole can.


Here is a little history- do not view if easily offended!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvPbxZmZxZ8&feature=PlayList&p=0736F7DC67417E37&index=0&playnext=1
 

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« Reply #8 on: 17/04/2009 11:04:25 »
In all seriousness, I very rarely swear at all. I just don't need to, because I can insult someone by using a more technical language. I think that much of the swearing is down to a level of intellect and capacity to use a language. If **** is your only option, you're not going to call someone a monosyllabic cretinous imbecile whose simian features allow them to tie their shoelaces without bending over, are you?

However, give me a hammer and a nail, and I last about three seconds.

*Pompous-arse mode / off*
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« Reply #9 on: 17/04/2009 11:35:12 »
All well and good to call someone a 'monosyllabic cretinous imbecile whose simian features allow them to tie their shoelaces without bending over', but the question is will they understand what you are trying to say? They might think you are paying them a compliment! And besides that, why waste your breath on such a stupid f***er!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 17/04/2009 11:53:58 »
However, give me a hammer and a nail, and I last about three seconds.

Hammer & nail!!! Because of my natural shake, the air turns blue when I'm wiring a plug!!! As for putting a screwdriver into the head of a screw, especially with my left hand, unsteadied by my other hand..... well the language is enough to curl your ears!

My father had the same affliction. Consequently, no DIY job could be considered done until it had been called a f****** B*****D a goodly number of times.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 17/04/2009 12:02:04 »
I think that it's also a good part of anger management to give some inanimate object a damn good kicking and swearing. I give my PC a daily workout.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 17/04/2009 12:22:18 »
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In all seriousness, I very rarely swear at all. I just don't need to, because I can insult someone by using a more technical language. I think that much of the swearing is down to a level of intellect and capacity to use a language. If **** is your only option, you're not going to call someone a monosyllabic cretinous imbecile whose simian features allow them to tie their shoelaces without bending over, are you?

To call some people simian would be a compliment....

But I dont tend to use sweating to insult people, I like ou, prefer to use more irritating means. I do have a knack for winding up people I dislike...  :)

However, when I am driving, the men are all from doubtful parentage, and the women are all half alseep ladies who have multiple sexual partners, or words to that effect  :)
 

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« Reply #13 on: 17/04/2009 12:23:07 »
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Because of my natural shake

You have a natural shake?? I feel quite envious of Mrs Don now..  ;D
 

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« Reply #14 on: 17/04/2009 12:28:35 »
But I dont tend to use sweating to insult people

Well that's a relief! You've deodorised your language, then?

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« Reply #15 on: 17/04/2009 12:30:42 »
But I dont tend to use sweating to insult people


Your mouth must need a good wash then.

Double FOG!
 

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« Reply #16 on: 17/04/2009 12:36:49 »
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Because of my natural shake

You have a natural shake?? I feel quite envious of Mrs Don now..  ;D

I really can't think what you are suggesting! Unless it has something to do with batteries!
 

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« Reply #17 on: 17/04/2009 12:40:08 »
May I be so bold as to add a quick F****** B******S at this juncture, for the benefit of MDriver1981, just so as to keep up appearances, you understand.

 
 

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« Reply #18 on: 17/04/2009 12:46:54 »
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Well that's a relief! You've deodorised your language, then?

FOG!

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Your mouth must need a good wash then.

Double FOG!

LMAO!!!! Bleddy fogging gits!!!!  :P :P :P

 

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« Reply #19 on: 17/04/2009 23:39:15 »
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Well that's a relief! You've deodorised your language, then?

FOG!

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Your mouth must need a good wash then.

Double FOG!

LMAO!!!! Bleddy fogging gits!!!!  :P :P :P



DOUBLE FOG again!

"Bleddy" & "fogging"

Bleddy fogging
 

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« Reply #20 on: 17/04/2009 23:50:01 »
You stupind ****** ignorant w****$% !!! We 'Mericans can ***** well *** **** S***'**** swear with you ******* *********  ******* | Ho******** pu****** pa*****, d*** eating B***f****** loads of h********-bathing sons of a flea infested camel's tur* can't hold a candle to a oilman from TEXAS!

So **** **** & ***** *** of you ********* & separately with a rusty spoon!!

 
 

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« Reply #21 on: 18/04/2009 00:58:22 »
I'm afraid it's true. The educated brits among us however do not use expletives to insult or offend other people - you can safely assume the recipient would be as desensitised to it as the originator.

My favourite word is b@ll@cks, as it sounds so rounded  :D And preceding it with c@@ty for those special occasions that deserve extra venom. Swearing at other drivers is a particular pleasure.

For some proper british swearing, only Derek and Clive do it justice!
http://www.last.fm/music/Derek+%2526+Clive
 

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« Reply #22 on: 18/04/2009 13:45:50 »
You stupind ****** ignorant w****$% !!! We 'Mericans can ***** well *** **** S***'**** swear with you ******* *********  ******* | Ho******** pu****** pa*****, d*** eating B***f****** loads of h********-bathing sons of a flea infested camel's tur* can't hold a candle to a oilman from TEXAS!

So **** **** & ***** *** of you ********* & separately with a rusty spoon!!

 

Stupind????
A oilman - An oilman
Pu****** - The correct spelling is Pu***^**



F******G FOG
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« Reply #23 on: 18/04/2009 17:37:22 »
You stupind ****** ignorant w****$% !!! We 'Mericans can ***** well *** **** S***'**** swear with you ******* *********  ******* | Ho******** pu****** pa*****, d*** eating B***f****** loads of h********-bathing sons of a flea infested camel's tur* can't hold a candle to a oilman from TEXAS!

So **** **** & ***** *** of you ********* & separately with a rusty spoon!!

 

Stupind????
A oilman - An oilman
Pu****** - The correct spelling is Pu***^**



F******G FOG

Yes, an oilman - as in a person who is in the oil business.

As for "stupind," that was a test to see if you were literate. Most English people can't spell. Example " 'ow 're ya, mate?" This is what one fights when the colony vastly exceeds the "mother-land" in education and intelligence. The latter happens because the population in the colony isn't as in-bread as a population on a small home island.

As for "Pu******" and your spelling of it as Pu***^** -- That is just absurd!!! You are using the archaic Saxon noun, derived from the Old High German root Pu* - **^, that hasn't been in use since Chaucer's time.  It isn't the approved spelling in the Oxford Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language!!

You can't even speak (or spell) the mother tongue!!!

So - J**^# your ********* and *****(0** the b******** ** and stop to****** little girls!

FOG Indeed, Sir, FOG indeed!
 

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« Reply #24 on: 21/04/2009 22:07:15 »
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The latter happens because the population in the colony isn't as in-bread as a population on a small home island.

FOG Indeed, Sir, FOG indeed!


In-bread? Mmm, would love to be in bread right now, I'm starving!

FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG
 

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