I know I'm harsher in my humour than most here, but I think its probably a lot to do with culture.
I've been saying that for a while, apparently "I'm an Aussie" Isn't enough to allow you to be abusive. bloody daft yanks.
I am appalled at Ticattacks follow up there.
for me, f*** and c*** are the limit when you're in public, and c*** is something that I'm not comfortable with no matter the setting
I guess he watches too much Yankee TV.
I am aware that america has something against the word "****", and that seems to have spread over the internet to infect innocent Australian minds.
You have your right to hate it, but over here it is one of our less offensive words.
We'll just as often add it to the end of a sentence as we would "mate".
Give us a beer y'****.
where're the ****ing chips y'dirty ****.
I just looked down and saw my shirt, want to guess what it says?
"Outta my way yukkunz!"
It's an Australian Motorcycle News shirt.
I don't use foul language in front of strangers, women, the elderly
It should be noted that in Australia the elderly have "worse" language than the most hardcore american youth.
Don't think about it too hard there Amadan. These are people who live by the lawsuit.
Everyone remember that story just last month of the woman who got sued for asking someone to "Shut the bloody **** up!" in a cinema.
I paraphrase a bit, what she actually she did was politely tap the offending noisemaker on the shoulder and put her fingers to her lips to indicate quiet. - Apparently, this is assault.
I am aware that it is only one case, but as I have not heard any stories that the suer is mentally challenged, I'm going have to assume it's a problem in their culture.
I hate the word c**t, hate it with a vengeance, but f**k... no problems. The first is a derogatory, degrading reference to a specific part of a woman's anatomy, whereas the second is pure profanity.
Heh, but you can't have the second without at least one of the first
I'm down three points in the warning system. Should of remembered, damn automated pieceacrahp.
Interesting, if you edit in more swearing after the initial post, it counts again.