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How often..

have you ladies seen me swear or use profanity, in the five years I've been here?

I'm not denying that it sometimes happens, but am I somehow swearing more often than I realize? Because apparently my language is "repulsive," I was just wondering if I needed to go get myself checked out for some sort of dissociative identity disorder or something, since apparently it happens more often than I am aware of...

And, while we're on that train of thought - do abbreviations like lmao and BS count the same as outright typing profanity? If I would say it as B.S. and not b*llsh*t, does that make any difference? If someone reads it in its un-abbreviated form is that my fault or theirs?

And is swearing really something "hypocritical," for a Christian, do you think?

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Asked by bandgeek521 at 10:57 PM on Jun. 25, 2013 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (27)
  • No, honey. MY language is repulsive.
    You're just fine.

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 10:59 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • They're just words. I doubt God is going to care if you swear.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 11:01 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • I can't remember seeing you swear. I am sure you do, but I don't think hell and crap count. :) LMAO and BS aren't as bad, at least not according to my mom. She doesn't care if I use them when I text her but would not be happy with me saying the actual words. Not sure why, but hey, she is the authority.

    Answer by kmath at 11:02 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • You are one of the most level headed calm members here. However said that is just pissed off that you "won" & know more than they do. :)

    Answer by 3libras at 11:03 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • Oops *whoever* not however

    Answer by 3libras at 11:04 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • I don't consider "Heck" to be a profane word. She had no argument from beginning to end and was simply trying to get under your skin to feel vindicated.

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 11:21 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • "I don't consider "Heck" to be a profane word"

    I think she was referring to my saying "BS" ;)
    But yeah, I'm not letting her under my skin. She's the type who would rather turn things into a petty cat fight than actually discuss the real topic, because she hasn't got a real leg to stand on. No sense in giving someone like that any further attention. Definitely not someone to let "bovver" ya, lol

    Comment by bandgeek521 (original poster) at 11:24 PM on Jun. 25, 2013

  • *Insert eye roll.*

    Your language is fine. You swear less than most of the members on CM, including me. And I don't think cursing is hypocritical for Christians. Unsavory, maybe, but so are a lot of other things. We're not supposed to take the name of the Lord in vain, but as far as I know, there's no rule against the rest of the swearwords. Don't worry, and if someone is giving you a hard time, blow it off. It's not worth sweating over.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:01 AM on Jun. 26, 2013

  • I can't remember specifically seeing you swear, it's not your least not here anyhow ;)
    * I wouldn't consider BS as swearing really, but it is possible that someone would I guess

    I say it's thier issue not yours. If someone is giving YOU crap- they have issues. Seriously.


    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 12:13 AM on Jun. 26, 2013

  • I find it funny she got on you for saying BS, heck and LMAO and she's there emphasizing the ASS in assume....(then incorrectly referencing goats)

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 12:17 AM on Jun. 26, 2013

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