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2nd Sep '16 3:44:19 AM CaptainTedium
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* NWordPrivileges: When a particular kind of swear word, racial slurs, are established as being okay to say by those the slurs are aimed at.

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* NWordPrivileges: When a particular kind of swear word, racial slurs, slurs are established as being okay to say by those the slurs are aimed at.



* SirSwearsALot: A character's defining trait is that they're constantly swearing.

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* SirSwearsALot: A character's defining trait is that they're constantly swearing.Just about every sentence a character speaks contains a swear.



* UnusualDysphemism: Swear words are used as euphemisms for something innocuous.
* UnusualEuphemism: In place of swearing, characters just say bizarre words.

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* UnusualDysphemism: Swear words are used as euphemisms for to refer to something innocuous.
* UnusualEuphemism: In place of swearing, characters just say bizarre words.words and phrases.
30th Jul '16 12:59:22 AM CaptainTedium
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& SoundEffectBleep: A swear word is censored by having a sound effect from something in the background serve as a censor bleep.

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& * SoundEffectBleep: A swear word is censored by having a sound effect from something in the background serve as a censor bleep.
30th Jul '16 12:59:00 AM CaptainTedium
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& SoundEffectBleep: A swear word is censored by having a sound effect from something in the background serve as a censor bleep.
30th Jul '16 12:52:18 AM CaptainTedium
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* ClusterBleepBomb: A character says so many offensive words at once that nearly all of his dialogue is bleeped out.

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* ClusterBleepBomb: A character says so many offensive words at once that nearly all of his their dialogue is bleeped out.
29th Jul '16 12:57:35 AM CaptainTedium
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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that that one of the characters was swearing when the audience don't hear what they said or hear much cleaner dialogue than what the narrator suggests the character said.

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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that that one of the characters was swearing when the audience don't hear what they said or hear much cleaner dialogue than what the narrator suggests the character said.
29th Jul '16 12:40:44 AM CaptainTedium
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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that what one of the characters really said wasn't as clean as the dialogue the audience hears.

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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that what that one of the characters really said wasn't as clean as the dialogue was swearing when the audience hears.don't hear what they said or hear much cleaner dialogue than what the narrator suggests the character said.
28th Jul '16 11:01:43 AM CaptainTedium
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* ClusterBleepBomb: A character says so many offensive words that nearly all of his dialogue is bleeped out.

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* ClusterBleepBomb: A character says so many offensive words at once that nearly all of his dialogue is bleeped out.



* SevenDirtyWords:
* SirSwearsALot
* SoapPunishment (a common punishment for these words)
* SophisticatedAsHell
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion (since the rhyming word is usually some kind of curse)
* TheSwearJar
* SymbolSwearing
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch
* TongueTwister (when the "twisting" turns innocuous words into swearing)
* TWordEuphemism
* UnusualDysphemism
* UnusualEuphemism
* WitchWithACapitalB

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* SevenDirtyWords:
SevenDirtyWords: Seven words you can never say on television: [[spoiler:Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, and tits.]]
* SirSwearsALot
SirSwearsALot: A character's defining trait is that they're constantly swearing.
* SoapPunishment (a common punishment SoapPunishment: A person is punished for these words)
saying bad words by having their mouth washed out with soap.
* SophisticatedAsHell
SophisticatedAsHell: A person who normally speaks in a sophisticated and erudite manner resorts to using slang and foul language to make a point.
* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion (since SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: A poem or song avoids completing a rhyme where the rhyming obviously expected word is usually an obscenity.
* TheSwearJar: A character attempts to kick their swearing habit by putting money in a jar every time they cuss.
* SymbolSwearing: When comic books use garish symbols in speech balloons to indicate that characters are swearing.
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: A character ends their statement with "bitch" for emphasis.
* TongueTwister: Failure to do
some kind of curse)
* TheSwearJar
* SymbolSwearing
* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch
* TongueTwister (when the "twisting" turns
can result in accidentally saying innocuous words into swearing)
as swears.
* TWordEuphemism
TWordEuphemism: People avoid having to mention a swear word by referring to it as "the (first letter of swear)-word".
* UnusualDysphemism
UnusualDysphemism: Swear words are used as euphemisms for something innocuous.
* UnusualEuphemism
UnusualEuphemism: In place of swearing, characters just say bizarre words.
* WitchWithACapitalBWitchWithACapitalB: A nasty or contemptible woman is called "witch" when a certain word rhyming with "witch" would be more appropriate.
28th Jul '16 10:50:45 AM CaptainTedium
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* AtomicFBomb
* CensoredForComedy
* ClusterBleepBomb
* ClusterFBomb
* CountryMatters
* CurseCutShort
* CurseOfTheAncients
* DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch
* ForeignCussWord
* FowlMouthedParrot
* GoshDangItToHeck
* HollywoodTourettes
* InformedObscenity
* InnocentSwearing
* MouthingTheProfanity
* NarrativeProfanityFilter
* NotInFrontOfTheKid
* NWordPrivileges (when racial slurs are treated as obscene)
* ObligatorySwearing
* OhMyGods
* PardonMyKlingon
* ParentheticalSwearing
* PrecisionFStrike
* TheProblemWithPenIsland
* ProfaneLastWords
* QuoteSwearUnquote
* ScunthorpeProblem
* SevenDirtyWords

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* AtomicFBomb
AtomicFBomb: Someone not only says the F word, but screams it at the top of their lungs.
* CensoredForComedy
* ClusterBleepBomb
* ClusterFBomb
* CountryMatters
* CurseCutShort
* CurseOfTheAncients
* DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch
* ForeignCussWord
* FowlMouthedParrot
* GoshDangItToHeck
* HollywoodTourettes
* InformedObscenity
* InnocentSwearing
* MouthingTheProfanity
* NarrativeProfanityFilter
* NotInFrontOfTheKid
* NWordPrivileges (when racial slurs
CensoredForComedy: Completely innocuous dialogue has random words bleeped out to make it look like the characters are swearing.
* ClusterBleepBomb: A character says so many offensive words that nearly all of his dialogue is bleeped out.
* ClusterFBomb: A character says the F word several times in the same sentence.
* CountryMatters: A highly offensive and vulgar term for the female genitals.
* CurseCutShort: A character's dialogue is interrupted or cut short when they are about to swear.
* CurseOfTheAncients: Old-fashioned slang is
treated as obscene)
swearing.
* ObligatorySwearing
DidNotDoTheBloodyResearch: A word that might not be that offensive to Americans is considered as such to British audiences.
* OhMyGods
ForeignCussWord: A character uses a swear word from another language.
* PardonMyKlingon
FowlMouthedParrot: A parrot copies someone's potty mouth.
* ParentheticalSwearing
GoshDangItToHeck: In place of swearing, characters use rather tame exclamations like "darn" or "conflabbit".
* PrecisionFStrike
HollywoodTourettes: Tourettes' Syndrome is stereotyped as being uncontrollable swearing.
* TheProblemWithPenIsland
InformedObscenity: A completely nonsensical word is treated as if it were a swear word.
* ProfaneLastWords
InnocentSwearing: A character, most commonly a child, uses swear words without realizing that they are inappropriate.
* QuoteSwearUnquote
MouthingTheProfanity: A character mouths a swear word rather than saying it out loud.
* ScunthorpeProblem
NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrator implies or outright confirms that what one of the characters really said wasn't as clean as the dialogue the audience hears.
* SevenDirtyWordsNotInFrontOfTheKid: People consciously clean up their language when children are around.
* NWordPrivileges: When a particular kind of swear word, racial slurs, are established as being okay to say by those the slurs are aimed at.
* ObligatorySwearing: Characters are made to swear just because it's an adult story.
* OhMyGods: Cursing by invoking the names of several deities.
* PardonMyKlingon: Alien swear words.
* ParentheticalSwearing: While the character doesn't swear, the way they say their statement makes it easy to imagine them swearing.
* PrecisionFStrike: Profanity unexpectedly turns up in a work that is otherwise devoid of swearing, or stronger profanity than usual in a work where most profanity is pretty tame.
* TheProblemWithPenIsland: Because of a poor choice of words and website URLS not having spaces, certain website names are easily misread as something inappropriate.
* ProfaneLastWords: A character cusses before dying.
* QuoteSwearUnquote: A character says a famous quote with a swear added.
* ScunthorpeProblem: Internet filters censor words that inadvertently contain inappropriate language.
* SevenDirtyWords:
6th Mar '16 1:42:20 PM Monolaf317
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* ProfaneLastWords
16th Feb '16 1:38:16 AM captainmarkle
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* MouthingTheProfanity
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