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swear words that aren't swear words

My hubby is having a hard time quiting swearing. He is a corrections officer that works with some potty mouths to put it nicely and it is wearing off on him. I was wondering what are some phrases that you have heard or use in place of swear words that I can give him as a suggestion? That way he won't be teaching our children some of the inmates potty mouths, or he can use on the inmates to take them off gaurd.

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Asked by candle5 at 10:08 PM on Aug. 17, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Fudge instead of f**k, Shiznit or shitaki mushrooms instead of shit and Beach instead of bitch, I have a really bad mouth too I try to say these in public.

    Answer by pinkebabii at 10:12 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I once heard someone say blankety blank blank blank. I cracked up! My fav is tater sauce! That will get some responses. Oh ketchup, mustard biscuits, just anything really.

    Answer by queen.bee at 10:13 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • fudge
    cheese & crackers (hehe thought that was a cute one for Jesus Christ)

    um... watch those Orbitz gum commercials too! those will give you lots of ideas like lint licker and cootie queen

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 10:16 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • my son says "what the snack"... it's a fam fav :)

    Answer by mariposalee at 10:17 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I hired a new assistant a few months ago and she's a born again christian. I had a (bad) habit of saying "jesus christ" alot. Knowing this would "bother" her, I adapted it and have been saying "cheese and rice" instead. It draws a few stares from my friends at happy hour on a Friday, but I'd rather have that than offend my awesome assistant!

    Answer by FeelinYummy at 10:28 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • When I wanted to cuss I would say lord jesus in place of tha bad words. Now I barely cuss at all.

    Answer by reigndrops12689 at 10:30 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Son of a batch of cookies,
    Sugar Honey Ice Tea. (get it?)
    Fudge it

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 10:37 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I say mother trucker and son of a biscuit eater. I have a mouth like a sailor so it's very hard for me, but I do try for my kids sake.

    Answer by blessedmama4 at 10:42 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I say "Blessit" instead of "Damnit"

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:43 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I will also sometimes just say the 1st letter like What the h?

    Answer by blessedmama4 at 10:43 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

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