Garonne (garonne) wrote in linguaphiles,
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phonetically related milder versions of stronger swear words

Tags: euphemisms

mack_the_spoon

June 1 2014, 02:11:07 UTC 12 months ago

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This is a fascinating discussion!

I don't think anyone's mentioned "freak", "frick", or "frig" yet, which can be used almost as flexibly as "f***": "My stupid freaking/fricking/frigging computer is still taking forever to load the freaking video!", etc.

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