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8th Feb '16 11:18:45 AM Mitis
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* ''Fanfic/ThisBites'': In Chapter 14, after learning that Kureha gagged him with a vial of ''sugar'' rather than ''salt'', Soundbite's reaction is not written coherently. The reactions to it are, however: -->'''Cross''': ''(rubbing a finger in his ear and whistling in awe)'' Wow… -->'''Nami''': I… lost track of what he was saying halfway through, though I ''think'' he managed to insult your family back to its… ''tenth'' generation? -->'''Vivi''': I [[{{Polyglot}} know twelve different languages]], but… I didn't recognize a third of what he said. -->'''Kureha''': KAK KAK KAK! Either way, he's got quite the mouth on him!
22nd Jan '16 5:28:10 AM StarTropes
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** Also from that novel, one of General Grievous' bodyguard droids aboard the ''Invisible Hand'' screeches "some improbable threat regarding its staff and Kenobi's body cavities" while Obi-Wan is busy slicing it to pieces.
17th Jan '16 9:39:10 AM HeraldAlberich
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->'''Ralphie Parker''': Oh, fudge.\\ '''Adult Ralphie''' (voiceover): Only I didn't say fudge. I said ''the'' word. The big one. The queen mother of dirty words. The "[[PrecisionFStrike F-dash-dash-dash]]" word.
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->'''Ralphie Parker''': Parker:''' Oh, fudge.\\ '''Adult Ralphie''' (voiceover): Ralphie:''' ''[voiceover]'' Only I didn't say fudge. I said ''the'' word. The big one. The queen mother of dirty words. The "[[PrecisionFStrike F-dash-dash-dash]]" word.

-->''"Do you want me to send the whole blasted army after you?" he snarled. Only "blasted" was not the word he used.''
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-->''"Do -> "Do you want me to send the whole blasted army after you?" he snarled. Only "blasted" was not the word he used.'' used.

-->''Carruthers cursed under his breath.''
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-->''Carruthers -> Carruthers cursed under his breath.'' breath.

-->''Jannaway speculated, [[AtomicFBomb loudly]] and [[ClusterFBomb at length]], on Strafford's [[BastardBastard parentage]], [[BestialityIsDepraved sexual predilections]], and [[{{Hell}} eternal destiny]].''
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-->''Jannaway -> Jannaway speculated, [[AtomicFBomb loudly]] and [[ClusterFBomb at length]], on Strafford's [[BastardBastard parentage]], [[BestialityIsDepraved sexual predilections]], and [[{{Hell}} eternal destiny]].'' destiny]].

-->''"She told you to go away. Except... she didn't put it so politely."''
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-->''"She -> "She told you to go away. Except... she didn't put it so politely."'' "

--->'''Arcade:''' "Be a shame to miss a minute a' the last day o'your life, trey, ''trey'' gauche, don'tcha think?" --->'''Courtney Ross:''' "What '''I''' think, Arcade... isn't printable."
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--->'''Arcade:''' "Be -->'''Arcade:''' Be a shame to miss a minute a' the last day o'your life, trey, ''trey'' gauche, don'tcha think?" --->'''Courtney think?\\ '''Courtney Ross:''' "What What '''I''' think, Arcade... isn't printable."

* Used in one ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' strip when a board game between the title characters turns into an EscalatingWar. -->'''Calvin's Mom:''' Isn't it cute how Calvin plays both sides of Monopoly with his stuffed tiger? -->'''Calvin's Dad:''' I dunno...I overheard him using words he didn't learn in ''this'' household.
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* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'': ** Used in one ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' strip when a board game between the title characters turns into an EscalatingWar. -->'''Calvin's --->'''Calvin's Mom:''' Isn't it cute how Calvin plays both sides of Monopoly with his stuffed tiger? -->'''Calvin's tiger?\\ '''Calvin's Dad:''' I dunno...dunno... I overheard him using words he didn't learn in ''this'' household.

-->'''Calvin:''' Did you know what any of Dad's words meant? -->'''Hobbes:''' No, but I wrote them down so we can look 'em up when we get home. * Used for comedy in ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'' #18, where Rodimus recounts his encounter with [[spoiler:Chief Justice Tyrest]] to some of the other Autobots after the latter asked if Rodimus had any questions regarding his 'crimes against the universe.' -->'''Rodimus:''' Just one: ''WHY ARE YOU SUCH A--'' ([[SmashCut the comic panel suddenly cuts to Rodimus sitting and talking calmly in a prison cell]]) And that's when I started swearing.
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-->'''Calvin:''' --->'''Calvin:''' Did you know what any of Dad's words meant? -->'''Hobbes:''' meant?\\ '''Hobbes:''' No, but I wrote them down so we can look 'em up when we get home. * Used for comedy in ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'' #18, where Rodimus recounts his encounter with [[spoiler:Chief Justice Tyrest]] to some of the other Autobots after the latter asked if Rodimus had any questions regarding his 'crimes "crimes against the universe.' " -->'''Rodimus:''' Just one: ''WHY ARE YOU SUCH A--'' ([[SmashCut ''[[[SmashCut the comic panel suddenly cuts to Rodimus sitting and talking calmly in a prison cell]]) cell]]]'' And that's when I started swearing.

--> "I will not go into details about how he was performing the operation. This story is only PG."
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--> "I I will not go into details about how he was performing the operation. This story is only PG."

-->'''Narrator''': "...Barbara rather graphically suggested several places Starfleet Command could shove their lack of a rescue mission, most of which were not only anatomically impossible but also absolutely disgusting.... [and] followed this up by giving the admiral a lurid and inventive account of said admiral’s probable ancestors, not a one of which seemed to belong to any sentient or even remotely attractive species in the known reaches of the galaxy."
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-->'''Narrator''': "...-->'''Narrator:''' ...Barbara rather graphically suggested several places Starfleet Command could shove their lack of a rescue mission, most of which were not only anatomically impossible but also absolutely disgusting.... [and] followed this up by giving the admiral a lurid and inventive account of said admiral’s probable ancestors, not a one of which seemed to belong to any sentient or even remotely attractive species in the known reaches of the galaxy."

--> "Kybok heard Blackhawk say a word he had been told humans considered very rude."
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--> "Kybok Kybok heard Blackhawk say a word he had been told humans considered very rude."

-->"I am now telling this computer '''exactly''' what it can do with a lifetime supply of chocolate!"
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-->"I -->'''Wonka:''' I am now telling this computer '''exactly''' what it can do with a lifetime supply of chocolate!"chocolate!

-->I guess Rachel thought the same thing. She slowed down just a little and began yelling and waving her arms. "Come on, come on, you--" And then she said some words I didn't realize Rachel even knew. ** When Marco tells Jake that a kid in their school has found the [[spoiler: morphing box]], Jake sits bolt upright in the middle of class and says "something you're not supposed to say in school".
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-->I ---> I guess Rachel thought the same thing. She slowed down just a little and began yelling and waving her arms. "Come on, come on, you--" And then she said some words I didn't realize Rachel even knew. ** When Marco tells Jake that a kid in their school has found the [[spoiler: morphing box]], Jake sits bolt upright in the middle of class and says "something you're not supposed to say in school".school."

-->[[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Erek]] said a long string of words I didn't understand. -->"What?" -->"I was offering you my opinion of your morals and your ethics and your sense of decency," Erek spat. "I was speaking an ancient Mesopotamian dialect known for its wide variety of curse words."
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-->[[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld --->[[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Erek]] said a long string of words I didn't understand. -->"What?" -->"I understand.\\ "What?"\\ "I was offering you my opinion of your morals and your ethics and your sense of decency," Erek spat. "I was speaking an ancient Mesopotamian dialect known for its wide variety of curse words."

--->She erupted in a stream of obscenity, spitting the words at me, eyes bulging, face red, raging, hurling the filthiest insults imaginable. I turned and walked away.
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--->She --> She erupted in a stream of obscenity, spitting the words at me, eyes bulging, face red, raging, hurling the filthiest insults imaginable. I turned and walked away.

--->"Unprintable things!" I said--only I didn't say that. I really said them. ** In ''Wilkin's Tooth'', Buster and his gang used purple, orange, blank language - and they wouldn't be half as menacing if they ''actually'' used 'orange', 'purple' or 'blanking'.
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--->"Unprintable --> "Unprintable things!" I said--only I didn't say that. I really said them. ** In ''Wilkin's Tooth'', Buster and his gang used purple, orange, blank language - and language--and they wouldn't be half as menacing if they ''actually'' used 'orange', 'purple' or 'blanking'.

--> ''Orkish: "Uglúk u bagronk sha pushdug Saruman-glob búb-hosh skai!" Translation: "Uglúk to the dung-pit with stinking Saruman-filth - pig-guts, gah!"'' (That was one of the three translations he gave at different times, but all were in the same style.)
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--> ''Orkish: "Uglúk --->'''Orkish:''' Uglúk u bagronk sha pushdug Saruman-glob búb-hosh skai!" Translation: "Uglúk skai!\\ '''Translation:''' Uglúk to the dung-pit with stinking Saruman-filth - pig-guts, gah!"'' Saruman-filth--pig-guts, gah!\\ (That was one of the three translations he gave at different times, but all were in the same style.)

** A quote from ''Literature/AChristmasCarol'' reads thus: --->"Scrooge said that he would see him -- yes, indeed he did. He went the whole length of the expression, and said that he would see him in that extremity first."
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** * A quote from ''Literature/AChristmasCarol'' reads thus: --->"Scrooge --> Scrooge said that he would see him -- yes, him--yes, indeed he did. He went the whole length of the expression, and said that he would see him in that extremity first."

* This appears in ''Literature/HarryPotter'', about 50 times a book, [[SirSwearsALot usually with Ron doing it]] (indeed, "Ron swore", often "loudly", might be the CatchPhrase of the whole series), usually followed by Hermione or his mother berating him for it. It's quite effective -- readers get the sense that Harry and company are normal teenagers who curse and make rude hand gestures, without it interfering with the story. There's more directly-reported swearing in the later books, reflecting both the DarkerAndEdgier subject matter and the increased age of the characters and readers.
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* This appears in ''Literature/HarryPotter'', about 50 times a book, [[SirSwearsALot usually with Ron doing it]] (indeed, "Ron swore", often "loudly", might be the CatchPhrase of the whole series), usually followed by Hermione or his mother berating him for it. It's quite effective -- readers effective--readers get the sense that Harry and company are normal teenagers who curse and make rude hand gestures, without it interfering with the story. There's more directly-reported swearing in the later books, reflecting both the DarkerAndEdgier subject matter and the increased age of the characters and readers.

*** Ironically, one of the few times [[PrecisionFStrike an actual swear is uttered]], it's by... Molly Weasley. Mind you, she had [[MamaBear every reason to let loose]], and of course OOCIsSeriousBusiness.
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*** ** Ironically, one of the few times [[PrecisionFStrike an actual swear is uttered]], it's by... Molly Weasley. Mind you, she had [[MamaBear every reason to let loose]], and of course OOCIsSeriousBusiness.

--->"The leprechauns had risen into the air again and, this time, they formed a giant hand, which was [[FlippingTheBird making a very rude sign indeed]] across the pitch towards the Veela."
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--->"The ---> The leprechauns had risen into the air again and, this time, they formed a giant hand, which was [[FlippingTheBird making a very rude sign indeed]] across the pitch towards the Veela."

* Creator/TamoraPierce does this a fair amount -- it shows up in the ''Literature/TortallUniverse'' and ''Literature/CircleOfMagic'' series. Comes in both "Alanna swore colorfully..." and "The cook speculated on Briar's parentage..." flavors. (As of ''Literature/ProvostsDog'', she's abandoned it. ''Mastiff'' has liberal use of the word shit, as well as "swive", an antiquated synonym of "fuck".)
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* Creator/TamoraPierce does this a fair amount -- it amount--it shows up in the ''Literature/TortallUniverse'' and ''Literature/CircleOfMagic'' series. Comes in both "Alanna swore colorfully..." and "The cook speculated on Briar's parentage..." flavors. (As of ''Literature/ProvostsDog'', she's abandoned it. ''Mastiff'' has liberal use of the word shit, as well as "swive", an antiquated synonym of "fuck".)

--> "He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself. To engage in oral congress with various rodents and birds. He articulated his own proposal that all persons of Negro blood return to their native continent. He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo-driver's soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limo-driver's mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution."
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--> "He He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself. To engage in oral congress with various rodents and birds. He articulated his own proposal that all persons of Negro blood return to their native continent. He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo-driver's soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limo-driver's mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution."

** He also uses it from time to time in the Literature/{{Discworld}} series. For example, in ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', Mustrum Ridcully uses a word "unfamiliar to those wizards who had not had his robust country upbringing and knew nothing of the finer points of animal husbandry" to cuss out the Dean for careless use of a fireball spell. ** Toyed with in ''Discworld/TheTruth''; the brutal Mr. Tulip has a speaking habit punctuated with "--ing" (sic), used in ways that heavily suggest swearing. It's gradually revealed that the characters in the novel are actually hearing him saying "(pause)ing" or actually pronouncing the dash. *** When you reread it, ''knowing'' that he's not actually swearing this time, this bit of dialogue is much more funny. --> '''Mr Tulip:''' It's a -ing virginal! So called because it was meant for -ing young ladies! --> '''Priest:''' Gracious, really? I thought it was just a sort of early piano! --> '''Mr Pin:''' Meant to be ''played'' by young ladies.
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** He * Pratchett also uses it from time to time in the Literature/{{Discworld}} series. For example, in series. ** In ''Discworld/ReaperMan'', Mustrum Ridcully uses a word "unfamiliar to those wizards who had not had his robust country upbringing and knew nothing of the finer points of animal husbandry" to cuss out the Dean for careless use of a fireball spell. ** Toyed with in ''Discworld/TheTruth''; the brutal Mr. Tulip has a speaking habit punctuated with "--ing" (sic), used in ways that heavily suggest swearing. It's gradually revealed that the characters in the novel are actually hearing him saying "(pause)ing" or actually pronouncing the dash. *** dash. When you reread it, ''knowing'' that he's not actually swearing this time, this bit of dialogue is much more funny. --> '''Mr --->'''Mr Tulip:''' It's a -ing --ing virginal! So called because it was meant for -ing --ing young ladies! --> ladies!\\ '''Priest:''' Gracious, really? I thought it was just a sort of early piano! --> piano!\\ '''Mr Pin:''' Meant to be ''played'' by young ladies.

--> "--- me, a ---ing wizard! I ''hate'' ---ing wizards!" --> "You shouldn't --- them, then," said the second thief, effortlessly pronouncing a string of dashes.
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--> "--- ---> "-- me, a ---ing --ing wizard! I ''hate'' ---ing wizards!" --> --ing wizards!"\\ "You shouldn't --- -- them, then," said the second thief, effortlessly pronouncing a string of dashes.

--> '''Juan Rico:''' He never once repeated himself and he never used either profanity or obscenity. (I learned later that he saved those for ''very'' special occasions, which this wasn't.) But he described our shortcomings, physical, mental, moral, and genetic, in great and insulting detail.
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--> '''Juan --->'''Juan Rico:''' He never once repeated himself and he never used either profanity or obscenity. (I learned later that he saved those for ''very'' special occasions, which this wasn't.) But he described our shortcomings, physical, mental, moral, and genetic, in great and insulting detail.

-->"Bergeron's epitaph for the planet, I remember, which he said should be carved in big letters in a wall of the Grand Canyon for the flying-saucer people to find, was this:
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-->"Bergeron's -->Bergeron's epitaph for the planet, I remember, which he said should be carved in big letters in a wall of the Grand Canyon for the flying-saucer people to find, was this:

-->Only he didn't say 'doggone.'"
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-->Only he didn't say 'doggone.'""doggone."

---> "...and here he added a great many descriptions of Queen Susan which would not look at all nice in print."
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---> "...---> ...and here he added a great many descriptions of Queen Susan which would not look at all nice in print."

--->"everyone skipped back (some of the sailors with [[HaveAGayOldTime ejaculations]] I will not put in writing)"
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--->"everyone ---> Everyone skipped back (some of the sailors with [[HaveAGayOldTime ejaculations]] I will not put in writing)"writing).

** And ''Literature/CharlieAndTheGreatGlassElevator'' briefly mentions that the InvisiblePresident at one point utters a very rude word. Unfortunately, he's live on national radio, meaning that kids everywhere hear it, repeat it and [[ValuesDissonance get smacked by their parents]].
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** And ''Literature/CharlieAndTheGreatGlassElevator'' briefly mentions that the InvisiblePresident at one point utters a very rude word. Unfortunately, he's live on national radio, meaning that kids everywhere hear it, repeat it it, and [[ValuesDissonance get smacked by their parents]].

-->Then her [Katie's] father came down in his long underdrawers and, with quiet but intense profanity, told the fellow [Johnny] what he could go and do to himself. -->"Let her give the kids a ride around the block. It ain't no skin off your teeth." (Only he didn't say "teeth," to the snickering delight of the youngsters clustered around.)
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-->Then --> Then her [Katie's] father came down in his long underdrawers and, with quiet but intense profanity, told the fellow [Johnny] what he could go and do to himself. -->"Let himself.\\\ "Let her give the kids a ride around the block. It ain't no skin off your teeth." (Only he didn't say "teeth," to the snickering delight of the youngsters clustered around.)

* From ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} Breaking Dawn]]'', Leah manages to do this in werewolf form. -->And then, when he added those last three words, her hackles rose and she was yowling a long stream of snarls through her teeth. I didn't have to be in her head to hear the cussing-out she was giving him, and neither did he. You could almost hear the exact words she was using.
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* ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'': ** From ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} Breaking Dawn]]'', ''Breaking Dawn'', Leah manages to do this in werewolf form. -->And ---> And then, when he added those last three words, her hackles rose and she was yowling a long stream of snarls through her teeth. I didn't have to be in her head to hear the cussing-out she was giving him, and neither did he. You could almost hear the exact words she was using.

-->Alice said a word that sounded very odd in her trilling, ladylike voice.
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-->Alice ---> Alice said a word that sounded very odd in her trilling, ladylike voice.

--> She put her mouth close to my ear so that her breath was warm again on my cheek, as it had been in the car, and whispered the vilest epithet of which the English language is capable.
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--> ---> She put her mouth close to my ear so that her breath was warm again on my cheek, as it had been in the car, and whispered the vilest epithet of which the English language is capable.

--> "The boy spoke two words, the first a short guttural verb, the second 'you.'"
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--> "The ---> The boy spoke two words, the first a short guttural verb, the second 'you.'""you."

-->In a calm, clear voice, (Blade) suggested that the ''wyrsa'' in question could do several highly improbable, athletically difficult, and possibly biologically impractical things involving its own mother, a few household implements, and a dead fish.
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-->In a calm, clear voice, (Blade) [Blade] suggested that the ''wyrsa'' in question could do several highly improbable, athletically difficult, and possibly biologically impractical things involving its own mother, a few household implements, and a dead fish.

-->He kept crashing around, coming up with an amazing variety of expletives that had absolutely no need to be deleted * Used by Cody in ''Literature/VampireHigh''
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-->He --> He kept crashing around, coming up with an amazing variety of expletives that had absolutely no need to be deleted deleted. * Used by Cody in ''Literature/VampireHigh''''Literature/VampireHigh''.

-->"What Pinkard said when he saw that had an f and a k in it, too, with a couple of other letters in between. He said several other things right afterwards, most of them even hotter than what he’d started with."
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-->"What ---> What Pinkard said when he saw that had an f and a k in it, too, with a couple of other letters in between. He said several other things right afterwards, most of them even hotter than what he’d started with."

-->''"He invited me to have sexual relations with myself."''
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-->''"He --> He invited me to have sexual relations with myself."''

--> '''[[IntrepidReporter Falk]]:''' "What's with this "freeking" thing?" --> '''[[VoiceWithAnInternetConnection Cleesh]]:''' "[=NoCal=] Cola stepped up and offered to sponsor an expletive inside the zone. Freek®. Like in [=NoCal=] Freek®, the lime-flavoured hi-caff one. [...] [Done by] Ling patch." --> '''Falk:''' "That's how you're making that little sound at the end of the word?" ''(laughing)'' "None of you can actually curse any more?" --> '''Cleesh:''' "Nope." --> '''Falk:''' "Say ''fuck''!" --> '''Cleesh:''' "Freek®!"
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--> '''[[IntrepidReporter -->'''[[IntrepidReporter Falk]]:''' "What's What's with this "freeking" thing?" --> thing?\\ '''[[VoiceWithAnInternetConnection Cleesh]]:''' "[=NoCal=] [=NoCal=] Cola stepped up and offered to sponsor an expletive inside the zone. Freek®. Like in [=NoCal=] Freek®, the lime-flavoured hi-caff one. [...] [Done by] Ling patch." --> \\ '''Falk:''' "That's That's how you're making that little sound at the end of the word?" ''(laughing)'' "None word? ''[laughing]'' None of you can actually curse any more?" --> more?\\ '''Cleesh:''' "Nope." --> Nope.\\ '''Falk:''' "Say ''fuck''!" --> Say ''fuck''!\\ '''Cleesh:''' "Freek®!"Freek®!

* Often used on ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', most notably in ''How Lily Stole Christmas", in which "Grinch" is used to substitute for [[CountryMatters a much stronger word]].
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* Often used on ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'', most notably in ''How "How Lily Stole Christmas", in which "Grinch" is used to substitute for [[CountryMatters a much stronger word]].

--> '''Barney:''' Kiss her! Kiss her! Kiss her! --> '''Future Ted:''' He didn't say "kiss". --> (a little bit later) '''Barney:''' Who the kiss are you?
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--> '''Barney:''' --->'''Barney:''' Kiss her! Kiss her! Kiss her! --> her!\\ '''Future Ted:''' He didn't say "kiss". --> (a "kiss".\\ ''[a little bit later) later]''\\ '''Barney:''' Who the kiss are you?

--->'''Future Ted''': Kids, there was no guitar.
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--->'''Future Ted''': Ted:''' Kids, there was no guitar.

** An implied one in ''Nannies''. To help get over a recent breakup, Barney begins a festival he calls "Bangtoberfest". Except, what synonym for "bang" would work better in a portmanteau with Octoberfest?
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** An implied one in ''Nannies''. "Nannies." To help get over a recent breakup, Barney begins a festival he calls "Bangtoberfest". Except, what synonym for "bang" would work better in a portmanteau with Octoberfest?

-->'''Hugo:''' Well, I can't actually tell you what he said, because... because you're the vicar. But, well, let's say a certain word is represented by another word that sounds like a little like that word, like, um, like "duck," for instance.''({{beat}})'' He asked me what the duck I was playing at, said he didn't give a flying duck if I ducking loved Alice ducking Tinker, and if I ducking kissed her again, he'd make sure I was well and truly ducked.\\
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-->'''Hugo:''' Well, I can't actually tell you what he said, because... because you're the vicar. But, well, let's say a certain word is represented by another word that sounds like a little like that word, like, um, like "duck," for instance.''({{beat}})'' ''[{{beat}}]'' He asked me what the duck I was playing at, said he didn't give a flying duck if I ducking loved Alice ducking Tinker, and if I ducking kissed her again, he'd make sure I was well and truly ducked.\\

* In the penultimate episode of Season 2 of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', Buffy is on the phone with Willow, and they're talking about the argument they had with Xander. -->'''Buffy:''' Yeah, Xander was pretty much being a...Willow! Where did you learn that word? My God. You kiss your mother with that mouth?
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': ** In the penultimate episode of Season 2 of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', 2, Buffy is on the phone with Willow, and they're talking about the argument they had with Xander. -->'''Buffy:''' --->'''Buffy:''' Yeah, Xander was pretty much being a...a-- Willow! Where did you learn that word? My God. You kiss your mother with that mouth?

--> My first-grader just said a four-letter word\\
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--> ---> My first-grader just said a four-letter word\\

-->'''Peter Sagal:''' Her answer cannot be repeated on [[Creator/{{NPR}} public radio]]. ''(audience laughter)'' Although I'm sure it was said in a lovely ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' accent. ''(more laughter)''
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-->'''Peter Sagal:''' Her answer cannot be repeated on [[Creator/{{NPR}} public radio]]. ''(audience laughter)'' ''[audience laughter]'' Although I'm sure it was said in a lovely ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' accent. ''(more laughter)''''[more laughter]''

-->"Three ladies faint. So do three gentleman and a passing waiter. Two cats fall off the roof and and an elderly horse outside keels over. You are denounced in two newspapers and a sermon. What words! You have definitely gone too far this time."
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-->"Three ---> Three ladies faint. So do three gentleman and a passing waiter. Two cats fall off the roof and and an elderly horse outside keels over. You are denounced in two newspapers and a sermon. What words! You have definitely gone too far this time."

--> "The argument goes on for a good hour. It explores the pedigree, the reputation and the anatomical idiosyncracies of both participants in some detail. It’s not exactly soothing, but it is entertaining." * ''VirtuesLastReward'', although more for the sake of realistic dialogue then censoring. --> Alice: I admit I have a few choice words for Zero, but "stupid" isn't one of them. * ''PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations'': During the first case when you play as Mia defending [[spoiler:a young Phoenix Wright who wears a pink jumper with a large "P" on it,]] accused of murdering a fellow college student. Mia points out a contradiction in in his testimony, upset that he lied to her, and [[spoiler:Phoenix]] bursts into tears causing this exchange: --> Grossberg: Mia, you made our client cry! --> Mia: Let him! That "P" on his chest doesn't stand for [[spoiler:Phoenix]] anyway!
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--> "The ---> The argument goes on for a good hour. It explores the pedigree, the reputation and the anatomical idiosyncracies of both participants in some detail. It’s not exactly soothing, but it is entertaining." entertaining. * ''VirtuesLastReward'', ''VisualNovel/VirtuesLastReward'', although more for the sake of realistic dialogue then censoring. --> Alice: -->'''Alice:''' I admit I have a few choice words for Zero, but "stupid" isn't one of them. * ''PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations'': ''VisualNovel/PhoenixWrightAceAttorneyTrialsAndTribulations'': During the first case when you play as Mia defending [[spoiler:a young Phoenix Wright who wears a pink jumper with a large "P" on it,]] accused of murdering a fellow college student. Mia points out a contradiction in in his testimony, upset that he lied to her, and [[spoiler:Phoenix]] bursts into tears causing this exchange: --> Grossberg: -->'''Grossberg:''' Mia, you made our client cry! --> Mia: cry!\\ '''Mia:''' Let him! That "P" on his chest doesn't stand for [[spoiler:Phoenix]] anyway!
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*** Zsinj returns the favor at the end of the book, after he, being a reasonably good sport, calls Han to congratulate him on his victory, and Han, being Han, offers to let him kiss Chewie as a consolation prize. Zsinj launches into a similarly described five-minute long rant in 60 languages, with [[PassThePopcorn Han recording the whole thing so he can watch it again later]]. ** Apparently Wookiees have a thing for this - generally the writers are unwilling to write out "''Arrn whooon urr''" and such, and only a few will just translate, so just about anything they say is formatted like this trope. In ''Literature/DeathStar'', the viewpoint character, a doctor describing side effects for a treatment, doesn't understand the language and has to rely on a translator droid.
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*** Zsinj returns the favor at the end of the book, after he, being a reasonably good sport, calls Han to congratulate him on his victory, and Han, being Han, offers to let him kiss Chewie as a consolation prize. Zsinj launches into a similarly described five-minute long rant in 60 languages, with [[PassThePopcorn Han recording the whole thing so he can have it translated and watch it again later]]. ** Apparently Wookiees have a thing for this - generally this--generally the writers are unwilling to write out "''Arrn whooon urr''" and such, and only a few will just translate, so just about anything they say is formatted like this trope. In ''Literature/DeathStar'', the viewpoint character, a doctor describing side effects for a treatment, doesn't understand the language and has to rely on a translator droid.

--> [[Literature/ShadowsOfTheEmpire Dash]] was right behind her, gritting his teeth and muttering something Zak had never heard before. It was either a different language or a swear word or both.
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--> ---> [[Literature/ShadowsOfTheEmpire Dash]] was right behind her, gritting his teeth and muttering something Zak had never heard before. It was either a different language or a swear word or both.

-->Sitting up, the youth said a word that Threepio knew in close to a million languages but was programmed never to utter in any of them.
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-->Sitting ---> Sitting up, the youth said a word that Threepio knew in close to a million languages but was programmed never to utter in any of them.

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-->Sitting up, the youth said ** In ''Literature/{{Shatterpoint}}'', being a word Jedi, Mace Windu is more conservative in his language than most of those he meets, and is reluctant to quote them directly in his [[CaptainsLog journal]]. ---> Nick was still simmering as he helped me to my feet, muttering under his breath a continuous stream of invective, characterizing Vastor as a "lizard-faced frogswallower," and a "demented scab-chewing turtlesacker" and a variety of other names that Threepio knew I don't feel comfortable recording, even in close a private journal. ** From the novelization of ''Literature/RevengeOfTheSith'': ---> Bail Organa was a man not given to a million languages profanity, but was programmed never when he caught a glimpse of the source of that smoke from the pilot's chair of his speeder, the curse it brought to utter in any of them.his lips would have made a Corellian dockhand blush.
12th Jan '16 9:17:36 PM theknack101
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** There is another instance where Harry initially thinks someone is [[FlippingTheBird making a rude gesture]] towards someone else, but that person was actually just showing off a ring that was on presumably his middle finger.
9th Jan '16 6:56:37 PM CGameF
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3224266/1/Final-Fantasy-Power-Of-Light The Power of Light]]'', a retelling of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'', this occurs in Elfland as Luke rages about the prices of weapons. --> "Four thousand gold for a silver sword. Four freakin' thousand freakin' GOLD for a freakin' silver freakin' sword." Freakin' was not exactly the word he used.
8th Jan '16 5:03:52 PM nombretomado
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* In "Mirror, ɿoɿɿiM, Off the Wall", one of SpiderRobinson's [[Literature/CallahansCrosstimeSaloon Callahan's]] stories, Fast Eddie is at a loss for words trying to describe the taste of "Wonderbooze":
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* In "Mirror, ɿoɿɿiM, Off the Wall", one of SpiderRobinson's Creator/SpiderRobinson's [[Literature/CallahansCrosstimeSaloon Callahan's]] stories, Fast Eddie is at a loss for words trying to describe the taste of "Wonderbooze":
3rd Jan '16 3:31:11 AM Stealth
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* Used for comedy in ''ComicBook/TheTransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'' #18, where Rodimus recounts his encounter with [[spoiler:Chief Justice Tyrest]] to some of the other Autobots after the latter asked if Rodimus had any questions regarding his 'crimes against the universe.' -->'''Rodimus:''' Just one: ''WHY ARE YOU SUCH A--'' ([[SmashCut the comic panel suddenly cuts to Rodimus sitting and talking calmly in a prison cell]]) And that's when I started swearing.
1st Jan '16 6:42:00 PM FordPrefect
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* During Creator/ClintEastwood's "invisible Obama" performance at the 2012 Republican National Convention, Eastwood asked the nonexistent President, "What do you want me to tell Romney?" After pretending listen for a moment, Eastwood said, "I can't tell him to do that! He can't do that to himself," [[DontExplaintheJoke implying that the phantom Obama had told Romney to go fuck himself.]]
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* During Creator/ClintEastwood's "invisible Obama" performance at the 2012 Republican National Convention, Eastwood asked the nonexistent President, "What do you want me to tell Romney?" After pretending to listen for a moment, Eastwood said, "I can't tell him to do that! He can't do that to himself," [[DontExplaintheJoke implying that the phantom Obama had told Romney to go fuck himself.]]
26th Dec '15 1:07:15 PM Morgenthaler
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* Subverted in MeWithoutYou's "The Fox, the Crow, and the Cookie". The third verse begins:
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* Subverted in MeWithoutYou's Music/MeWithoutYou's "The Fox, the Crow, and the Cookie". The third verse begins:
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