History UnusualEuphemism / LiveActionTV

9th Sep '17 8:40:42 PM MBI
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** In another episode, the patient is obviously in the mob, and House needs to find out what drugs he was dealing. However, since his associate will only claim they work in "textiles," House has to ask in code: Hosiery, with an "H"? Culottes with a "C," answers the mobster, and for the rest of the conversation they discuss culottes.
--->'''House:''' Does your friend cut the fabric? He must cut a culotte here and there.
--->'''Eddie:''' ''No one touches the culottes.''
27th Aug '17 5:11:29 PM Wyldchyld
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** And later, "Sniff a sandal!" For some reason, [[FetishFuel they have quite the fascination with shoes...]]

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** And later, "Sniff a sandal!" For some reason, [[FetishFuel they have quite the fascination with shoes...]]
7th Aug '17 3:51:15 PM Pk9
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** According to Davos, Jon spends a lot of time looking at Daenerys' "[[MyEyesAreUpHere good heart]]".
31st May '17 6:18:38 PM nombretomado
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* Vyvyan of ''TheYoungOnes'' may have ''invented'' one of these, in the course of being snarky:

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* Vyvyan of ''TheYoungOnes'' ''Series/TheYoungOnes'' may have ''invented'' one of these, in the course of being snarky:
22nd May '17 3:22:03 AM KaminoNeko
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*** It's an acronym for [[spoiler:Not Available For Fucking]].
6th Mar '17 12:02:08 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' features Tyrion giving a flurry of metaphors for masturbation in quick succession. "I made the bald man cry!"

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'' ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** The show
features Tyrion giving a flurry of metaphors for masturbation in quick succession. "I made the bald man cry!"


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** Although most curses are in modern English, from time to time characters will reference the FantasyPantheon with curses like "Seven Hells!"
21st Jan '17 7:39:58 AM Doryna
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* On ''Series/TopGear'', various harm has come to the presenters' [[GroinAttack "wedding vegetables"]]. The "plums" and "gentleman's area" have likewise been endangered, and buying a flashy car is advertisement that one has a small "vegetable"

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* On ''Series/TopGear'', various ''Series/TopGear'':
** Various
harm has come to the presenters' [[GroinAttack "wedding vegetables"]]. The "plums" and "gentleman's area" have likewise been endangered, and buying a flashy car is advertisement that one has a small "vegetable"



** "I think I might be having a [[RagingStiffie CRISIS!]]" is also used when Jeromy sees a particularly sexy car for the first time.

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** "I think I might be having a [[RagingStiffie CRISIS!]]" ''crisis''!" is also used when Jeromy Jeremy Clarkson sees a particularly sexy car for the first time.[[note]]Which is itself a reference to ''Lady Chatterly's Lover''.[[/note]]


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* And now from the same presenters who brought you ''Top Gear'', ''Series/TheGrandTour'' has added "the magic triangle" when referring to a lady's, um... parts.
3rd Dec '16 9:37:58 AM WhosAsking
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** this is in fact a reference to the somewhat well known (at the time) idiom, Cold enough to balls off a brass monkey. ''This'', however is an unusual euphemism.

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** this This is in fact a reference to the somewhat well known (at the time) idiom, Cold "Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey. monkey." ''This'', however is an unusual euphemism.
16th Sep '16 12:37:05 PM evknucklehead
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* According to pre-release promos, this appears to be [[EnforcedTrope Enforced]] in ''Series/TheGoodPlace'', where attempts to curse are turned into similar sounding yet completely inoffensive words.
-->'''Eleanor''': Someone seriously Forked up! Why can't I say Forked?"
-->'''Chidi''': If you're trying to curse, you can't here.
-->'''Eleanor''': Well, that's bull-shirt!
7th Aug '16 12:29:21 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/BabylonFive'' used the word "frag" in the same context, as does [[TheDCU DC's]] ''Lobo'', and ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' - this is a bit odd, as the term is also an UnusualEuphemism for killing someone on your own side of the conflict, generally with a fragmentation grenade, which is where "frag" originated.

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* ''Series/BabylonFive'' used the word "frag" in the same context, as does [[TheDCU [[Franchise/TheDCU DC's]] ''Lobo'', and ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' - this is a bit odd, as the term is also an UnusualEuphemism for killing someone on your own side of the conflict, generally with a fragmentation grenade, which is where "frag" originated.
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