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Alternatives to cursing

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Clever username, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    As I've mentioned before, we've got a lady in our newsroom who is bothered and actually made to feel nervous and uncomfortable by loud bursts of cursing, so I've been trying to come up with alternatives. Mostly I'm curious about cursing in other languages. For those who have seen the documentary "Fuck," yelling out "Boone" just isn't going to cut it.

    Anybody know any?

    One I remember from a while back, though not exactly sure of the spelling, is backrachud. It means goatfucker in Hindi, I believe.
  2. My wife is struggling BIG time with this now that the four-year-old recites everything she hears. It's almost comical to listen to my wife come up with alternatives.

    "Holy ... Moly!"

    "Mother .... of Pearl!"

    And, my personal favorite: "BAD WORDS, BAD WORDS, BAD WORDS!!" ;D
  3. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Spalding Smails: Turds.
    Judge Smails: Spaulding, how many times have I spoken to you about your language?
    Spalding Smails: Sorry grandpa I forgot.
    Judge Smails: Oh Dr. Beeper, Bishop Pickering this is my niece Lacey Underall. Lacey's mother sent her to us for the summer.
    Dr. Beeper: Must be a nice change from dreary old Manhattan.
    Lacey Underall: Yes I was really getting tired of having fun all the time.
    Judge Smails: Ah. Ho ho. Ha ha ha.
    Spalding Smails: Double turds.
    Judge Smails: *Spaulding*!
  4. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Fuck this shit.
  5. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    One co-worker's favorite substitute curse word: Horse radishes.
  6. I can't bring myself to say something stupid like Horse radishes. I just hold my tongue until no one can hear me - and then I go off.
  7. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    That's why I want to learn curses in other languages.
  8. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    Fucryingoutloud. Watched "The Man" the other night and got that out of there. One of the few bad Samuel L. Jackson movies.
  9. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member



    Michael Kors!
  10. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member



    Sorry about that folks.
  11. Jims242

    Jims242 Member

    We just substitute the curse word with a name that begins with the same letter.

    "Fuck" is now "Fred"

    "Fucking asshold" is "Fred and Andy."

    Excuse me, I had Wendy's chili and now I got to go take a monster steve.
  12. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Fucking asshold? :D
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