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Clean words that sound bad or dirty, and alternative definitions

  1. Feb 11, 2006 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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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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  3. Feb 11, 2006 #2
    masticate - to chew
    eruct - to expell gas from the stomach
     
  4. Feb 11, 2006 #3

    Hurkyl

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    How about muckluck? Or Seattle?
     
  5. Feb 11, 2006 #4
    hard drive
    floppy disk
     
  6. Feb 11, 2006 #5

    arildno

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    Drauci has an ominous ring to it..
     
  7. Feb 11, 2006 #6

    Evo

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    Uranus....
     
  8. Feb 11, 2006 #7
    circumscribe
     
  9. Feb 11, 2006 #8

    arildno

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    Pontomilate
     
  10. Feb 11, 2006 #9

    Evo

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    perfunctory

    execration
     
  11. Feb 11, 2006 #10

    ZapperZ

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    Hartree-Fock.

    Zz.
     
  12. Feb 11, 2006 #11

    arildno

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    Norwegian place names: Homo and Hell.

    Geographically speaking, they are quite close.
     
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  13. Feb 11, 2006 #12
    formication

    the neurologically based illusion that you have insects (esp. ants) crawling under your skin.
     
  14. Feb 11, 2006 #13

    arildno

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    Nut pirate- slang for squirrel.

    Nutsucker-a baby squirrel
     
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  15. Feb 11, 2006 #14

    Evo

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    Thanks Arildno, I needed to laugh. :smile:
     
  16. Feb 11, 2006 #15

    Greg Bernhardt

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    I don't get this one. It sounds fine to me. What does it suggest to you, Evo?
     
  18. Feb 11, 2006 #17

    arildno

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    I didn't know that bishoprics were still extant and functional, much less archbishoprics.
    Thanks for the link, greg! :smile:
     
  19. Feb 11, 2006 #18

    Evo

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    :rofl: :rofl:
     
  20. Feb 11, 2006 #19

    Chi Meson

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    "I was wallowing in my own crapulence."

    "you are so stercoraceous!"
     
  21. Feb 11, 2006 #20

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    I have the opposite, a word that sounds nice but is dirty kinda! :)

    Me and my friend use to think 'fetish' was some sort of baked good based on how it sounded.
     
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