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    Default Every British swear word, ranked

    Here ya go, in case you were wondering:

    https://www.indy100.com/article/brit...-ofcom-7340446
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    Default Re: Every British swear word, ranked

    The list is far from complete and I think the rankings are subjective.

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    Really Bigly survey, all of 200 people.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    They left out Smeghead.
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    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    ^ Love that show
    Somewhere between Murder and Suicide, there is a place called Merseyside.

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    Is Buggar Off acceptable bilge fair? I'd really like the option of using it in certain cases.
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    Is Buggar Off acceptable bilge fair? I'd really like the option of using it in certain cases.
    Probably.

    Spelled correctly, possibly not.

    I prefer that Russian General, Sodoff.
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    Wankers.
    Hands too small: Can't build his Wall!

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    ^ Who's bashing the bishop?
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    The C word is ranked "strongest" in offensiveness in Britain, yet the word is used more frequently by Britons than their counterparts in the US, where the word is now almost totally taboo.

    John Lydon uses the word effectively in context, I'd say. It is usually good for a laugh. Others are less able.

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    I think the stunning array of euphemisms, and also conjoined swearing is where the Brits over-achieve.

    Check out Roger's*Profanisaurus for examples. Warning - extremely crude!

    *Roger Mellie, the man on the telly is a cartoon anchorman who can't help swearing who appears in Viz.
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    test worked
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    Quote Originally Posted by isla View Post
    They left out Smeghead.
    Hah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnalogKid View Post
    I think the stunning array of euphemisms, and also conjoined swearing is where the Brits over-achieve.

    Check out Roger's*Profanisaurus for examples. Warning - extremely crude!

    *Roger Mellie, the man on the telly is a cartoon anchorman who can't help swearing who appears in Viz.
    Oh dear. I am in danger of losing a work day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    Is Buggar Off acceptable bilge fair? I'd really like the option of using it in certain cases.


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    Love that film.

    What are you doing about it?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    ^ Who's bashing the bishop?
    Hehe. That's funny.

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