Garonne (garonne) wrote in linguaphiles,

phonetically related milder versions of stronger swear words

Tags: euphemisms

muckefuck

May 30 2014, 17:42:22 UTC 2 months ago

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Amusingly, the traditional English term for these is minced oaths.

I wouldn't say they come in pairs, though. Generally there's a range of alternatives for any common taboo swear. Shoot is also a substitute for shit and euphemisms for fuck I've heard before include fug, frick, flock, and frack.

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