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Re: vulgarisms

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Friday, November 13, 1998, 4:25
On Thu, 12 Nov 1998 14:39:55 -0600 Eric Christopherson <eric@...>
>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
Really? I have an obsessive hangup with people considering "hell" and "damn" bad words :) , i consider them the tamest and most totally non-vulgar exclamations you can use! -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]