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Why do many people on Cafe Mom

Say a$$ instead of ass? Does it make them feel better about saying ass lol?


Asked by emmyandlisa at 10:36 PM on Jun. 26, 2011 in About CafeMom

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Answers (7)
  • Drives me nuts too... If you're old enough to use that language be mature enough to type it correctly.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:41 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I think the idea is to censor things out of polietness since we realize there is the potiental for children to be looking over our shoulders.

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:39 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I haven't seen that, go figure

    Answer by ochsamom at 10:39 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I haven't really noticed it. Are you sure you don't have the obscenity filter turned on?


    Answer by JeremysMom at 10:40 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • the same reason they type in text-speak...their keyboard, their typing. their choice.
    annoying, yes, but i'm not losing sleep over it.

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:49 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Kids who think they're getting around the profanity filter. Probably with no idea that the majority of members don't even USE the profanity filter because they've never bothered to turn it on.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:56 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Also, there are certain groups that ask for no cussing @ all. I'd do it in all just to make sure I didn't let 1 slip in the wrong group??

    Answer by bbreitha at 10:57 PM on Jun. 26, 2011