Strange swear words

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by MetalPants, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. iguana_tonante

    iguana_tonante Admiral Admiral

    Sep 15, 2006
    Italy, EU
    I swear in Italian too, but that's not a big feat for me. ;)

    Seriously, I swear in other languages too. Nothing too fancy (English, German, Greek, a bit of Japanese). My favourite are German scheisse, Japanese kuso and baka, Greek malaka. Spanish swear words are fun, but too similar to Italian for me to use in public.

    I'm not too fond of invented swear words. For some reason, I can't use them seriously.
  2. SeerSGB

    SeerSGB Admiral Admiral

    Oct 13, 2003
    RIP Leonard Nimoy
    I tend to soak up odd words, the odder the better; then end up using them without thinking about it. Ficitonal, real, archaic doesn't matter; if it's something you won't hear in every day convo, it end up in my vocabulary.
  3. SilentP

    SilentP Commodore Commodore

    May 21, 2009
    is in a very lonely Corner of the Circle
    I've started using 'frak' a lot more since watching nuBSG.

    A wierd phrase I've accidentally started saying is 'Well frak me sideways, and paint me a grey turkey'.

    Don't ask, I don't know why either....
  4. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

    Oct 31, 2004
    And of course, "Can I get any of you [cocks] a drink?" :wtf:

    Thank you very much, ITV-1. :guffaw:
  5. Rarewolf

    Rarewolf Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 23, 2002
    Devon, England
    An alternate F word I use is 'Flip'

    'Oh Hushpuppies.' is one I've used a bit too. People know I'm serious when I really swear.
  6. RandyS

    RandyS Vice Admiral Admiral

    Nov 9, 2007
    Huh. I've never heard it used that way before, but I'm going to use it that way from now on.
  7. WHF

    WHF Captain Captain

    May 13, 2006
    the Eye of a Shitticane
    I have used "frickin" and have heard it used many times. It is quite common where I live, here in Alberta.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2009
  8. judge alba

    judge alba senior street judge Premium Member

    Apr 7, 2008
    mega city 1
    i tend to use a mixture of stuff from red dwarf like smeg head and goit though my older nephew tends to use stuff from the judge dredd comics like drokk!
  9. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

    Apr 29, 2005
    i've used Drokk occassionally, too.
  10. MeanJoePhaser

    MeanJoePhaser Admiral

    Aug 21, 2003
    Missile Command
    You Jew Moneylover! (Casino edit)

    Reminds me of Scarface "This town is just like a chicken, waiting to be plucked."

    Which is actually better writing than the vulgar original.

    DIE HARD "Yippee-ki-yay, Mr. Falcon!"

    The classic THE GREAT OUTDOORS t.v. edit "Blow it out your kazoo!" "No one is blowing anything out their kazoo!"
  11. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    The visitor's bullpen
    If 'gimp' is an offensive word, yet Red Dwarf got away with using it, that word must have a different meaning in the UK. Kind of like words like "fag" and "faggot" which are obviously vicious slurs in the US but in the UK they mean something completely unrelated (fag = cigarette; faggot = some kind of food item made from meatballs).
  12. JonathonWally

    JonathonWally Admiral Admiral

    Congratulations on identifying a colloquialism. :vulcan:
  13. Chaos Descending

    Chaos Descending Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 30, 2001
    Grand Canyon State
    After having played both Freedom Force games, I started using the exclamation, "Well peaches AND cream!" like the Alchemiss. I think I have quit saying that... maybe.
  14. Neeka Keet

    Neeka Keet Admiral Admiral

    Sep 12, 2004
    I use 'fudge' constantly which for some reason makes people giggle.
  15. Supreme Admiral

    Supreme Admiral Captain

    May 22, 2009
    North Carolina
    I use "prakking" a lot when I use that swear word.
  16. May 20

    May 20 Consumer of cookies and milk Premium Member

    Jun 2, 2001
    May 20's Pretty Nest. :)
    I don't know, but probably. I grew up hearing, "My foot", which meant "you're full of BS". No, I don't know why.

    My mother's favorite swear word was "Good Night Nurse". I never understood how she came to use it, but I've adopted it for myself, not the least because it irritates my husband. :shifty: Oh, and my daughter has begun to use it, too. :p

    From the realm of TV, Colonel Potter's various euphemisms for BS always crack me up. My personal favorite -- mule fritters! :lol:
  17. RichMerk

    RichMerk Captain Captain

    Apr 24, 2007
    Southern California
    I'm a mild swearer. I don't usually go past "Shazbot!" or "Nerts!". When my little nephew is within earshot, I'll go with "Fishpaste!" or "Tartar sauce!" :)
  18. Australis

    Australis Writer Admiral

    Mar 12, 2005
    I drop the f-bomb when alone, a lot, don't swear much otherwise. But I avoid the c-word, too much confusion. How can some pleasurable be mixed with a swear word denoting vile?

    So I prefer to call the pleasurable item by an Old English word, quim. Starts with a q, ends with a mmmmm. :)
  19. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

    Apr 29, 2005
    i used to hear 'my foot!' a lot as kid too...
  20. B.J.

    B.J. Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jul 14, 2004
    Huntsville, AL
    People with kids (like myself) tend to use a lot of invented swear words. I was making up a a lot of them while watching football this Saturday! I have a need to yell something to get out my frustration, so I just say the first thing that comes to mind that isn't a real swear word. Makes me wish I could swear like Yosemite Sam sometimes.