History UnusualEuphemism / NewspaperComics

1st Sep '16 7:34:18 PM WildeOscar
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** Also, "Well, I'll be!"
16th Dec '15 5:32:49 PM ChesterPolarbear
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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieScene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that [[SexyDiscretionShot she won't be in to work]] because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].

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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieScene [[BlackBraAndPanties nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that [[SexyDiscretionShot she won't be in to work]] because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].
21st Nov '15 10:41:39 PM nombretomado
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* ''ForBetterOrForWorse'' used "boxcar" to represent swearing (for aphasic Grandpa Jim), and "going roadside" to indicate having sex.

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* ''ForBetterOrForWorse'' ''ComicStrip/ForBetterOrForWorse'' used "boxcar" to represent swearing (for aphasic Grandpa Jim), and "going roadside" to indicate having sex.



* ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' had Pig crying out in pain "Ohhhhhhhh my Oompa Loompas" after taking a [[GroinAttack hit to the groin]].
* ''{{Doonesbury}}'' was known for substituting inappropriate words with a description of the words in parens, for example ''(expletive)'' or ''(body part)''

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* ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' ''ComicStrip/PearlsBeforeSwine'' had Pig crying out in pain "Ohhhhhhhh my Oompa Loompas" after taking a [[GroinAttack hit to the groin]].
* ''{{Doonesbury}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'' was known for substituting inappropriate words with a description of the words in parens, for example ''(expletive)'' or ''(body part)''



* In ''FoxTrot'', Paige once told Peter to [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "eat spit and die".]]

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* In ''FoxTrot'', ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'', Paige once told Peter to [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar "eat spit and die".]]
21st Nov '15 8:31:16 AM nombretomado
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** In another strip, when Andy asked Jason how it was like golfing with his father, Jason replied that it was "colorful." Andy then asks whether he meant the color of nature, the ball, the clubs, or his dad's orange plad golf pants, Jason elaborated to mean that he was actually refering to Roger's language. Cue Roger swearing.

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** In another strip, when Andy asked Jason how it was like golfing with his father, Jason replied that it was "colorful." Andy then asks whether he meant the color of nature, the ball, the clubs, or his dad's orange plad plaid golf pants, Jason elaborated to mean that he was actually refering referring to Roger's language. Cue Roger swearing.



* In one ''BloomCounty'' comic, Opus is writing a personals ad for a woman who is seeking "intense physical affection," but doesn't want to sound crude. Opus suggests "snugglebunnies" as an alternative euphemism, and the woman insists that he use "''sweaty'' snugglebunnies" instead.

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* In one ''BloomCounty'' ''ComicStrip/BloomCounty'' comic, Opus is writing a personals ad for a woman who is seeking "intense physical affection," but doesn't want to sound crude. Opus suggests "snugglebunnies" as an alternative euphemism, and the woman insists that he use "''sweaty'' snugglebunnies" instead.



* {{Peanuts}} "Good grief!"

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* {{Peanuts}} ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} "Good grief!"
15th May '15 10:27:29 PM Kid
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** "foob."
* ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' had Pig crying out in pain "Ohhhhhhhh my Oompa Loompas" after taking a [[GroinAttack hit to the groin]]

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** "foob."Foob."
* ''PearlsBeforeSwine'' had Pig crying out in pain "Ohhhhhhhh my Oompa Loompas" after taking a [[GroinAttack hit to the groin]]groin]].
15th May '15 8:46:06 PM ChesterPolarbear
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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieScene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that she won't be in to work because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].

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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieScene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that [[SexyDiscretionShot she won't be in to work work]] because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].
15th May '15 8:13:14 PM ChesterPolarbear
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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieSvene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that she won't be in to work because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].

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** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieSvene [[LingerieScene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that she won't be in to work because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].
15th May '15 8:12:42 PM ChesterPolarbear
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* The January 4, 2015 ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' strip has the base chaplain suggest to Sarge that he use the word "grawlix" in place of profanity. As in the actual word "grawlix".

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* The January 4, 2015 ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' strip has the base chaplain suggest to Sarge that he use the word "grawlix" in place of profanity. As in the actual word "grawlix"."grawlix".
** In the July 25, 2007 strip, a [[LingerieSvene nearly naked]] Miss Buxley uses a couple of euphemisms for her private parts when she tells General Halftrack over the phone that she won't be in to work because she has a [[http://www.onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/plumbing-leak "leak in her plumbing"]] and she's [[ReadyForLovemaking waiting for]] [[DoubleEntendre the repairman to fix the leak]] and [[IsThatWhatTheyreCallingItNow replace a missing part on her heating thingy]].
4th Jan '15 7:21:45 AM Market43Fan
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* {{Peanuts}} "Good grief!"

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* {{Peanuts}} "Good grief!"grief!"
* The January 4, 2015 ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' strip has the base chaplain suggest to Sarge that he use the word "grawlix" in place of profanity. As in the actual word "grawlix".
17th Oct '13 4:50:10 PM tracer
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-->''Daryll"": "Dingy-dangy dog-gone heck to phooey!"

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-->''Daryll"": -->'''Daryll''': "Dingy-dangy dog-gone heck to phooey!"
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