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24th May '18 12:41:31 PM EtherealBee
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** Also standing for "Love", which can be a difficult thing for some people to directly express using its proper name... and, relevant to the TV show, extremely troublesome for homosexual couples (or would-be couples) to admit to having for each other for a lot of recorded history, or even for others to suspect. Sometimes fatally so. Hence having to whisper it, in bowdlerised terms.
24th May '18 12:36:55 PM EtherealBee
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* The word "effing" in the term "effing and jeffing" (British slang for a ClusterFBomb) is derived from this.

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* The word "effing" in the term terms "effing and jeffing" or "effing and blinding" (British slang for a ClusterFBomb) is derived from this.
18th Apr '18 12:28:54 AM beergood
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* Creator/JohnMulaney was once told by an editor to cut the word "midget" from a skit he'd written because it was "as bad as the N-word."
-->First off: No. No it's not. If you're comparing the badness of two words and you won't even say one of them, ''that's the worse word.''
10th Apr '18 9:52:48 AM Bisected8
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Inspiration for ''Series/TheLWord'' ([[HideYourLesbians in spirit, anyway]]). Also see NotUsingTheZWord and NWordPrivileges, as well as the frequently related CountryMatters. SoundEffectBleep is the audio equivalent. Not to be confused with the actual T-words considered derogatory terms for {{Transsexual}}s.

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Inspiration for ''Series/TheLWord'' ([[HideYourLesbians in spirit, anyway]]). Also see NotUsingTheZWord and NWordPrivileges, as well as the frequently related CountryMatters. SoundEffectBleep is the audio equivalent. Not to be confused with the actual T-words considered derogatory terms for {{Transsexual}}s.
{{Transgender}} persons.
23rd Mar '18 10:08:29 PM rwe1138
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'''Sharon:''' * GASP* ''You just said the '''c-word!!'''''\\

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'''Sharon:''' * GASP* *GASP* ''You just said the '''c-word!!'''''\\
23rd Mar '18 10:05:39 PM rwe1138
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* In the ''[[Series/TheJimHensonHour Jim Henson Hour]]'' episode "Secrets of the Muppets", when [[Creator/JimHenson Jim]] says "I suppose you'd like me to talk about ... puppets", the Muppet characters start freaking out and shouting "He said the P-word!"

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* In the ''[[Series/TheJimHensonHour Jim Henson Hour]]'' episode "Secrets of the Muppets", when [[Creator/JimHenson Jim]] says "I suppose you'd like me to talk about ...about... puppets", the Muppet characters start freaking out and shouting "He said the P-word!"
22nd Mar '18 3:57:52 PM debussy
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* In ''Series/ThisCountry'' TheVicar frequently chastises Kerry and Kurtan for "effing and jeffing".
15th Feb '18 5:51:29 AM Gosicrystal
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-->'''Lucille:''' [[CrowningMomentofFunny I'll leave when I'm good and ready!]]

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-->'''Lucille:''' [[CrowningMomentofFunny I'll leave when I'm good and ready!]]ready!



-->''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny F this ramen! F it to high heaven!]]''

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-->''[[CrowningMomentOfFunny F -->''F this ramen! F it to high heaven!]]''heaven!''
10th Jan '18 5:19:03 AM bwburke94
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Inspiration for ''Series/TheLWord'' ([[HideYourLesbians in spirit, anyway]]). Also see NotUsingTheZWord and NWordPrivileges, as well as the frequently related CountryMatters. SoundEffectBleep is the audio equivalent. Not to be confused with an actual T-word that's considered a derogatory term for a {{Transsexual}} person.

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Inspiration for ''Series/TheLWord'' ([[HideYourLesbians in spirit, anyway]]). Also see NotUsingTheZWord and NWordPrivileges, as well as the frequently related CountryMatters. SoundEffectBleep is the audio equivalent. Not to be confused with an the actual T-word that's T-words considered a derogatory term terms for a {{Transsexual}} person.
{{Transsexual}}s.
6th Dec '17 11:04:25 PM DrFraud
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* In Lawrence Block's ''The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams'' Carolyn cancels a date for Bernie, claiming he got food poisoning from a bad burrito. The next morning he calls his girlfriend to reschedule.

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* In Lawrence Block's ''The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams'' Carolyn cancels a date for Bernie, claiming he got food poisoning from a bad burrito. The next morning he calls his girlfriend to reschedule.
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