posted on Sep, 18 2013 @ 08:27 PM
reply to post by St1ckyfng3rz
Crap? That's not a bad word is it? It might not be appropriate for a toddler to say it, but I've heard pastors even say it before.
That was my response, too. (And I can't think of another "expletive" that starts with c, ends with p, and that I might yell if falling off a
But really, if you think "crap" is an "expletive" I suggest you have a few deep breaths and maybe take up meditation. I guess everyone's different....
but this has always been one of my peeves. Words do have power, but we are the ones that give that power.... and we give "expletives" more power by
making them taboo. Plus, you can't shelter your kids forever.
Plus... where do you draw the line? And why? Which word is acceptable? S***? Crap? Poop? Poo? Chocolate uh-ohs? Do we have to make it
juvenile before it's okay to say? Or maybe instead really clinical? Feces? Movement? Defecation?
IMHO the way it's commonly used, the word "crap" is not only synonymous with... "number two" (is that one okay to say?) ... but also with a word like
"crud" or even "garbage." Are those
Anyway, sorry for the minor rant, and I hope some people understand what I'm trying to say here... and perhaps consider it. Back to the comment,
specifically.... perhaps in your mind, or in your home that is a dirty word. I assure you that on TV, and probably even in your kids' school, that has
not been a dirty word for at least a couple decades
@OP Yeah, I kinda heard it too. Weird.
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