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"Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker."
John McClane in Die Hard, quoting Roy Rogers while coining a Catchphrase of his own

A trope where someone takes a notable quote or saying and adds a swear word or two at some point in there.

Why? Well, it used to be done for Rule of Cool (makes the phrase more badass), but now it's a Discredited Trope, which basically means this is done mainly for Rule of Funny now.

To count as an example, it has to meet some criteria:

  1. It has to be a distinct quote, not just a common sentence. This includes:
  2. The example should explain where the source phrase comes from. Hey, if this page is going to have loads of swearing, let's at least make sure it's all legit.

Can overlap with This Is for Emphasis, Bitch! and Precision F-Strike.

Compare/Contrast Quote Mine (screwing with a quote, but pretending it's the actual quote).



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