Clean words that sound bad or dirty, and alternative definitions


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subduction

better yet, add the definition:
Subduction is the act of abducting your second choice.

Or, as in, "I got subducted on the first date"
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masticate - to chew
eruct - to expell gas from the stomach
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How about muckluck? Or Seattle?

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Clean words that sound bad or dirty, and alternative definitions


hard drive
floppy disk
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Drauci has an ominous ring to it..
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Uranus....
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circumscribe
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Pontomilate
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perfunctory

execration
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Hartree-Fock.

Zz.
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Norwegian place names: Homo and Hell.

Geographically speaking, they are quite close.
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formication

the neurologically based illusion that you have insects (esp. ants) crawling under your skin.
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Nut pirate- slang for squirrel.

Nutsucker-a baby squirrel
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Quote Quote by arildno
Nut pirate- slang for squirrel.
Thanks Arildno, I needed to laugh.
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http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~mmc/funwords.html
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Feb11-06, 03:59 PM
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Quote Quote by Evo
perfunctory
I don't get this one. It sounds fine to me. What does it suggest to you, Evo?
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I didn't know that bishoprics were still extant and functional, much less archbishoprics.
Thanks for the link, greg!
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Quote Quote by arildno
I didn't know that bishoprics were still extant and functional, much less archbishoprics.
Thanks for the link, greg!


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