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    Why do people hate the 'c' word so much? I mean, the meaning is a little harsh but not exactly over the level of other generic swearwords. So why is it so taboo?
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    I guess it just sounds that little bit more harsh and offensive? Maybe women are just more sensitive about their bits being nicknamed.
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    I never knew it was such a bad word to use. I used it once infront of some people. The response resulted in me not using it again.
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    I love the title.
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    I say it all the time. I can't help it. I need to swear less though, especially when at home - my brother has started copying oops :o:
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    (Original post by Chruchill)
    I love the title.

    Thanks, no point in having a censored title ;-)
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    It's just seen as more offensive - to a woman, anyway. :rolleyes: Personally I'd rather be called anything but a "see you next tuesday"
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    We were discussing this in an English Language lesson at college! It is definitely seen as more taboo than other swear words, but that's because it's regarded as a lot more derogatory and offensive - it can't really be used in a context where it's not being said offensively! I know the same could be said of other terms, but still, there's just something about it that a lot of people (me included) really, really don't like. Having said that, a lot of people do use it and it's entirely up to them - as long as it's not directed at me, it's not a problem! :p:
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    I don't use it, but it doesn't bother me when people use it around me at all.
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    it's a disguisting word!
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    Meh, I use it too often =/ It doesn't cause any offence if someone says it to me, to me it's just a word...
    Saying that I probably do swear too much.
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    it's like "****" and "screw".
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    its kinda one of those words that makes me cringe...plus the word sounds abit urgh anyway....
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    Why is any word taboo? It's just a string of sounds. I think the only reason any particular set of letters is more offensive than any other is the way it's used, or intended.
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    It sounds a bit c and t, both harsh-ish sounding letters, and it's short, and it's used to describe a girl's 'bits'...it's just not generally nice, i only ever use it if i'm really pissed off with someone who's being an absolute w*****
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    Many swear words may socially be recognised as such but do not carry the power associated with why they became taboo.

    See you next tuesday however retains this power.

    I really hate people who use it flagrantly. To the point I would refuse to hang around with them. It's a social convention kids, and you look like a real see you next tuesday if you keep breaking it.

    It has nothing to do with what its named after.
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    I'm not offended by it at all, and I kinda like the sound it makes.
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    (The) Crappy User's Not Thinking.
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    A boy write this in year 6
    I repeated it

    I got BADLY told off.

    Ever since then you know...
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    I can't be bothered not to use it.
    But I don't intentionally use it.
 
 
 
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