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Re: vulgarisms

From:Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>
Date:Saturday, November 14, 1998, 3:04
On Thu, 12 Nov 1998, Eric Christopherson wrote:

> Nik Taylor wrote: > > At one time in English, religious swearing was considered the worse, so > > that even "damn" was considered a powerful curse word. I guess it's > > just a matter of how religious the culture is, maybe. > > I'm not religious myself, but have some obsessive hangups about such > things as Hell, so "damn" and "hell" are about the worst words from my > point of view. What annoys me is when someone on TV says "God damn" but > they censor the "God" and leave "damn" in, when I would prefer it the > other way around! :D >
Hehe, then you prolly shouldn't learn magyar...we use God's name in vain all the time, e.g. "basszon valagba a kurva Isten" (May the whore God fuck your ass). Tha't only the tip of the iceberg. Cheers, Feri -------ferke Ferenc Gy. Valoczy Es to pilni'gi noliedzu! Personal page: Tu-134 page: railways page: conlang page: Uralica: Zaradi politicnega delovanja je oblast v letu 1982 razpustila: Svobodo (Laibach)