Charlie - posted on 09/10/2009 ( 33 moms have responded )
Are swear words still socially unacceptable or do you think they have become part of the everyday vocabulary ?
How often do you swear ?
Do you think some swear words have taken on other meanings ?
In the town i come from swearing is common , in fact there are not many conversations where F!%# isnt involved , Its mainly taken place of the word " um " , a space filler i suppose .
EG, " How was your day ?"
" Not bad , pretty F$!%in hot though so i left early couldn't work in that F@$$in heat ."
"Yeah F!^#@ that ."
Or people use them as a term of endearment .
EG . Hey Dickhead , what have you been up to ?
The boys often call each other the C word as a term of endearment .
And its not just the young people even the older generation speak this way .
I am not joking this is how everyone talks here , even my fiance who is Australian moved to my home town and was blown away he said to me " wow , this is like pirate town i cant understand a word you guys say "
( we also have strong Aussie accents , people from the city always asked what country i was from LOL.)
We are an old fishing town , so pirates is pretty damn close !
Personally i dont swear around Cooper or any other children and most of my mates tend to keep it in around children , but when it is a child free zone ALL swear words come out without thinking or batting an eye , i think if its not in an aggressive way and amongst adults who do not have a problem with it then it is fine but i would never swear in front of my Nanna or children .