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24th May '16 3:25:53 PM ErikModi
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* Near the end of ''{{Literature/Vampirocracy}}'', Leon uses it in an UpToEleven example of his typical ClusterFBomb. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that this was a truly extreme situation to which his usual standard of cursing was inadequate.
22nd May '16 11:48:30 AM Eievie
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In other English-speaking countries, it's nowhere near as mind-blowingly offensive (but still a strong expletive) and it's generally unisex or (as in Britain) mainly directed at men, being something like a stronger, crasser version of "asshole". In some situations (i.e., among young [[ViolentGlaswegian Glaswegians]], [[LondonTown London cockneys]], [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings New Zealanders]], or [[LandDownUnder Australians]]) it might even be a term of ''[[VitriolicBestBuds affection]]''. See ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}'' where it's not a word, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch it's a punctuation mark]]; it's also likely to be practically a catchphrase for any LondonGangster. Other languages can have similar uses for the word. In the Dutch language, in particular, it's considered mostly harmless: you're having a cunt day when there's cunt weather outside and the cunt dog ate your cunt homework, which is, as the Dutch say with heartfelt compassion, "cunt for you". [[note]]The Dutch equivalent word is "kut", pronounced exactly the way you think (like "cut", but with a bit of a softer sound - "kuht"). It's also not applicable as an insult to men (though this has been changing recently, due to a certain Dutch show, and as the example illustrates, it's most commonly used as an adjective, of sorts. "Die kuthond" (that cunt dog, literally) is, in the context of this example, very much comparable to "that fucking dog". Using it against a woman is still a grave insult, however -- even the swear-happy Dutch aren't likely to do it, except, perhaps, in the heat of an argument. Even then, it's not easily excused.[[/note]] Strangely, in French speaking countries the word "con" means simply "dumbass" or "jerk" and is a mild insult only (it helps that almost nobody uses it in a sexual meaning).

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In other English-speaking countries, it's nowhere near as mind-blowingly offensive (but still a strong expletive) and it's generally unisex or (as in Britain) mainly directed at men, being something like a stronger, crasser version of "asshole". In some situations (i.e., among young [[ViolentGlaswegian Glaswegians]], [[LondonTown London cockneys]], [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings New Zealanders]], or [[LandDownUnder Australians]]) it might even be a term of ''[[VitriolicBestBuds affection]]''. See ''Literature/{{Trainspotting}}'' where it's not a word, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch it's a punctuation mark]]; it's also likely to be practically a catchphrase for any LondonGangster. Other languages can have similar uses for the word. In the Dutch language, in particular, it's considered mostly harmless: you're having a cunt day when there's cunt weather outside and the cunt dog ate your cunt homework, which is, as the Dutch say with heartfelt compassion, "cunt for you". [[note]]The Dutch equivalent word is "kut", pronounced exactly the way you think (like "cut", but with a bit of a softer sound - "kuht").sound--"kuht"). It's also not applicable as an insult to men (though this has been changing recently, due to a certain Dutch show, and as the example illustrates, it's most commonly used as an adjective, of sorts. "Die kuthond" (that cunt dog, literally) is, in the context of this example, very much comparable to "that fucking dog". Using it against a woman is still a grave insult, however -- even however--even the swear-happy Dutch aren't likely to do it, except, perhaps, in the heat of an argument. Even then, it's not easily excused.[[/note]] Strangely, in French speaking countries the word "con" means simply "dumbass" or "jerk" and is a mild insult only (it helps that almost nobody uses it in a sexual meaning).



When the two meanings combine, you can end up with some major ValuesDissonance - for instance, the Englishman who can't understand why his American friend just broke his nose; after all, he was only having a larf, right? It should also be noted that it has a somewhat different application in parts of the LGBT community, where "cunty" is used as a euphemism for extreme, often stuck-up confidence and haughtiness, particularly in the ballroom scene. As an extension of that, it is also sometimes used to refer to more flamboyant and often prim and proper gay men in African-American and Latino LGBTQ circles.

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When the two meanings combine, you can end up with some major ValuesDissonance - for ValuesDissonance--for instance, the Englishman who can't understand why his American friend just broke his nose; after all, he was only having a larf, right? It should also be noted that it has a somewhat different application in parts of the LGBT community, where "cunty" is used as a euphemism for extreme, often stuck-up confidence and haughtiness, particularly in the ballroom scene. As an extension of that, it is also sometimes used to refer to more flamboyant and often prim and proper gay men in African-American and Latino LGBTQ circles.



* In Creator/RobertAntonWilson's ''Masks of the Illuminati'', a repressed man is repeatedly mocked by otherworldly spirits - one of their favourite jibes:

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* In Creator/RobertAntonWilson's ''Masks of the Illuminati'', a repressed man is repeatedly mocked by otherworldly spirits - one spirits--one of their favourite jibes:
28th Apr '16 10:39:56 PM KenKevinStriker
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When the two meanings combine, you can end up with some major ValuesDissonance - for instance, the Englishman who can't understand why his Canadian friend just broke his nose; after all, he was only having a larf, right? It should also be noted that it has a somewhat different application in parts of the LGBT community, where "cunty" is used as a euphemism for extreme, often stuck-up confidence and haughtiness, particularly in the ballroom scene. As an extension of that, it is also sometimes used to refer to more flamboyant and often prim and proper gay men in African-American and Latino LGBTQ circles.

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When the two meanings combine, you can end up with some major ValuesDissonance - for instance, the Englishman who can't understand why his Canadian American friend just broke his nose; after all, he was only having a larf, right? It should also be noted that it has a somewhat different application in parts of the LGBT community, where "cunty" is used as a euphemism for extreme, often stuck-up confidence and haughtiness, particularly in the ballroom scene. As an extension of that, it is also sometimes used to refer to more flamboyant and often prim and proper gay men in African-American and Latino LGBTQ circles.
23rd Apr '16 11:41:32 PM aye_amber
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* ''Film/TwentyFourHourPartyPeople'' introduces JoyDivision with a scene where Ian Curtis repeatedly calls Tony Wilson a cunt.

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* ''Film/TwentyFourHourPartyPeople'' introduces JoyDivision Music/JoyDivision with a scene where Ian Curtis repeatedly calls Tony Wilson a cunt.
11th Apr '16 8:35:32 AM gravious
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** This is probably Sandor Clegane's favourite word.
2nd Apr '16 8:56:34 PM DrOO7
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* In ''Veronica Guerin'', as she arrives at the home of TheIrishMob chief to question him, he screams this repeatedly while beating her in the face, causing her to flee.

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* In ''Veronica Guerin'', ''Film/VeronicaGuerin'', as she arrives at the home of TheIrishMob chief to question him, he screams this repeatedly while beating her in the face, causing her to flee.
23rd Mar '16 11:11:49 AM nombretomado
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*** [[WordOfGod Parker and Stone]] themselves said they couldn't believe ComedyCentral [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar let them get away with that one]].

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*** [[WordOfGod Parker and Stone]] themselves said they couldn't believe ComedyCentral Creator/ComedyCentral [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar let them get away with that one]].
18th Mar '16 9:58:05 PM Hossmeister
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* ''CurbYourEnthusiasm''

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* ''CurbYourEnthusiasm''''Series/CurbYourEnthusiasm''
8th Mar '16 3:49:53 PM AgProv
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** More recently, ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' came up with this alternative derivation of a common word:

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** * Word-play show ''Radio/JustAMinute'' once saw Creator/KennethWilliams go off on a long rant aimed at the genial National Treaure host, Nicholas Parsons:
--> They say you're a cult, Nicholas, and oh, yes, I'd agree. you're one of the biggest cults out! You're one of the largest cults to be found anywhere!
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More recently, ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' came up with this alternative derivation of a common word:
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