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Vidor
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06:55:27 PM May 2nd 2011
I have edited this page, and sorted the Film examples. I have sorted out the examples of Film due to Bowdlerization from the real examples of this trope, and placed them in a different section. I feel very strongly that Bowdlerization for television should go in the Bowdlerization category, and that examples of Unusual Euphemisms listed on the trope page should be confined to euphemisms original to the work. I almost deleted all of them but I decided to be conservative. I will go back and check the other folders for similar examples that are not original to the work but results of censorship after-the-fact.
Arivne
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08:03:05 AM Jan 3rd 2011
Moved the following to Getting Crap Past the Radar as they didn't involve made-up words as this trope requires:

  • "Ohhh, intercourse the penguin!"
  • "Oh, coitus!"
  • "One of our lads, with a fair training in the black arts can scare the fertilizer (sh*t) out of them."
  • "It's a real pain in the sphincter!"
  • "I don't care how excrementally runny it is."
RTanker
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06:38:50 AM Dec 27th 2010
Cut this:
* The series Firefly has been mentioned in this trope's Live Action TV examples, but the film continuation Serenity features a shining example of Unusual Euphemism : "Goin' on a year now I ain't had nothin' twixt my nethers weren't run on batteries!"
Because this may be a euphemism, but is in no way an unusual one. The word "nether" literally means "lower," so one's nether regions or "nethers" would be one's lower parts.
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