History UnusualEuphemism / Theatre

29th Nov '15 3:47:32 PM FF32
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* At the first act of ''AngelsInAmerica'': ''Perestroika'', Prior refers to his ejaculate as "spooge", a term even Belize seems not to have heard before.

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* At the first act of ''AngelsInAmerica'': ''Theatre/AngelsInAmerica'': ''Perestroika'', Prior refers to his ejaculate as "spooge", a term even Belize seems not to have heard before.
4th Jan '15 11:36:05 PM mcgrew
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* Theatre/ShrekTheMusical has a couple.
--> '''Pinocchio''' (in "Story of My Life"): Man, I tell ya, sometimes being a fairytale creature sucks pine sap!
--> '''Donkey''' (after Shrek hits him): Mother Hubbard, that hurt!
25th Mar '14 8:22:18 AM SeptimusHeap
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* The off-Broadway musical ''AltarBoyz'' had a character claim he had just come out of rehab for "exhaustion". Thereafter, the play makes a RunningGag of using "exhausted" as a euphemism for "drunk", leading to such lines as "Don't blame me, I was incredibly exhausted at the time!"

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* The off-Broadway musical ''AltarBoyz'' ''Theatre/AltarBoyz'' had a character claim he had just come out of rehab for "exhaustion". Thereafter, the play makes a RunningGag of using "exhausted" as a euphemism for "drunk", leading to such lines as "Don't blame me, I was incredibly exhausted at the time!"
13th Dec '13 8:03:11 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Theatre/TheBibleTheCompleteWordOfGodAbridged'' has a song about the "begattin'" habits of the Generations of Adam:
-->They were begattin' in the fields\\
Begattin' in the straw\\
Begattin' fully clothed\\
Begattin' in the raw\\
They were begattin' on the sea\\
Begattin' on the land\\
Begattin' with a partner\\
Is better than your hand
12th Dec '13 5:24:03 PM Prfnoff
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* Wicked replaces the word "God" with "Oz" For example, "Thank Oz you're alive" as opposed to "Thank God"
7th Aug '13 2:58:13 AM vinkunwildflowerqueen
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* Wicked replaces the word "God" with "Oz" For example, "Thank Oz you're alive" as opposed to "Thank God"
3rd Mar '13 10:49:09 AM Prfnoff
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* ''Li'l Abner'', "The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands":

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* ''Li'l Abner'', ''Theatre/LilAbner'', "The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands":



Up there they calls 'em their thighbones.

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Up there they calls 'em their thighbones.thighbones.
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7th Nov '12 9:17:24 AM Oreochan
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* The "Jet Song" from ''Theatre/WestSideStory'' uses "buggin'" and "mother-lovin'", as well as the phrase "when the spit hits the fan." Though the writers also used sanitized street language at the end of "Gee, Officer Krupke" ("Krup you!"), they must have forgotten about "schmuck" earlier in the song, which had to be censored on the original Broadway cast recording, even before it was (differently) censored in the movie - without [[SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion breaking the rhyme]] in either case.
* At the first act of ''AngelsInAmerica'': ''Perestroika'', Prior refers to his ejaculate as "spooge", a term even Belize seems not to have heard before.
* The off-Broadway musical ''AltarBoyz'' had a character claim he had just come out of rehab for "exhaustion". Thereafter, the play makes a RunningGag of using "exhausted" as a euphemism for "drunk", leading to such lines as "Don't blame me, I was incredibly exhausted at the time!"
* The Tennessee Williams play ''Cat On A Hot Tin Roof'' was fairly loose with profanity for TheFifties, but it still avoided using a certain four-letter word, as shown by lines like "Rut the goddamn preacher!" and "Frig Mae and Gooper, frig all dirty lies and liars!"
* A Boy Scout skit involves a Scoutmaster teaching a kid to say "whisper" instead of "pee." HilarityEnsues when the kid later tells another adult that he desperately needs to whisper this instant, and is told to "Whisper in my ear."
* Jo uses "Christopher Columbus!" when surprised or distressed in the musical adaptation of LittleWomen.
* In ''Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice,'' Launcelot employs a HurricaneOfEuphemisms to describe his father's promiscuity: "...for indeed, my father did something smack, something grow to, he had a kind of taste..."
* ''Li'l Abner'', "The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands":
-->Just sits around on their you know what--\\
Up there they calls 'em their thighbones.
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