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Depicting the Undepictable
Wikipedia:List_of_fictional_expletives - no longer exists
Language Log: Automatic asterisking
Language Log: Annals of Taboo Avoidance omnibus
Language Log: taboo vocabulary
BBC: Tourette’s on Big Brother
Language Log: Linguistic filth at the movies
Language Log: On the track of the squean
Language Log: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004016.html
Language Log: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004277.html
Language Log: http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/004412.html
Language Log: on the Translation of Maledicta
“Curse Words” as nonsense poetry
Sesame Street’s “The Count” censored - you-tube video, as long as it lasts.
Language Log: (more) comic profanity and an appearance of “other assorted grammatical symbols”
Snakes on a Plane - the “tv edit” of the “famous line.” .. I am so tired of these monkified snakes on this monday-to-friday plane? bwuh--???
Heywood Jablomie appears in the news
Sesame Street: The Count <bleeps>
Not a replacement for an expletive, but known unknowns (in programming): Wikipedia:Metasyntactic_variable via a Stack overflow discussion on “foo” and “bar” (and “baz” and “qux” &c). I use “thingy” with increasing frequency, but that’s usually just for personal use.
After going outside, the off-duty patrolman said he heard someone yell, “Are you (expletive) retarded? Get me the (expletive) mop.”
Patrolman Gilman said he then yelled, “Watch your mouth,” because there were children in the neighborhood, to which the person replied “(Expletive) off.”
Expletive literally deleted (well, transformed)
Mom: What did he say?
Son: Should I leave out the swears?
Mom: Of course.
Son: Not a thing ...
blog posts tagged expletives
Don Martin’s sound effects - not swears, so not sure where to put them.
Dictionary - which links to several slang dictionaries. There should probably be a page devoted to slang.