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Old 05-27-2014, 10:30 AM
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For quite a while now i have been wondering about something: some english speakers seem to curse a lot, but don't use curse words. They'll say "Gosh" instead of "God", "Darn" instead of "Damn" and so on. I can kind of understand the Gosh-thing due to not using the Lord's name (which... should be technically Yahwee, right? I mean he doesn't get a different name in Christianity so presumably the old one is still canon, making "God" more of a description.), but there's tons of different words for curses where i have to ask: why? How is cursing with another word less cursy? Why is it "more appropriate" to say "Darn" when it's used in the same way?

Also, to prevent "Spam Thread, Motherfucker, do you speak it?": if you do the above, what alternatives do you use? And why?

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