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2013-03-26 07:24:26 AM  
dafuq did I just read?  People actually talked like this?
 
2013-03-26 08:13:36 AM  

xanadian: dafuq did I just read?  People actually talked like this?


Yeah, this guy:

images.wikia.com
 
2013-03-26 08:47:36 AM  
My favorite (not on the list) comes from Mark Twain: "My Cripus!"
 
2013-03-26 08:47:43 AM  
"ods bodikins!" (God's little body)
Well, I see my yet to be formed indie electro-pop band has finally found its name.
 
2013-03-26 08:55:16 AM  

Ennuipoet: xanadian: dafuq did I just read?  People actually talked like this?

Yeah, this guy:

[images.wikia.com image 466x502]


Done in two.
 
2013-03-26 08:59:54 AM  
2. CONSARN!
i293.photobucket.com
 
2013-03-26 09:53:43 AM  
I sometimes like to confound my co-workers by letting fly with curses a bit more classical in nature. Among my favorites:

By Jupiter's balls, this libation is most excellent!

I swear by Minerva's nipples that I shall accomplish this task with the utmost haste!

May the stench of Mithras' ballsack descend upon you!
 
2013-03-26 09:58:17 AM  
Blistering barnacles!
 
2013-03-26 10:09:03 AM  
Holy jumping mother o' god in a side-car with chocolate jimmies and a lobster bib!
 
das
2013-03-26 11:46:56 AM  
Fibbity-jibbit!!!!
 
2013-03-26 12:09:17 PM  

Ennuipoet: xanadian: dafuq did I just read?  People actually talked like this?

Yeah, this guy:

[images.wikia.com image 466x502]


Criminy Christmas! +1!
 
2013-03-26 12:21:48 PM  
Goramit so much!
 
2013-03-26 12:29:44 PM  
Oh, mother of a tap-dancing toad. What in Sioux City is this?
 
2013-03-26 01:02:41 PM  
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-03-26 01:46:08 PM  
4.bp.blogspot.com

+

dindauae.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-03-26 02:26:02 PM  
I got a couple good ones, but I fear it might get me put into a timeout here.  Dod Gamit!
 
2013-03-26 02:51:06 PM  
Dagnabbit ya'll bunch of codswallop snorting nervous nellies.
 
2013-03-26 03:02:04 PM  
VITTU SAATANA!!
 
2013-03-26 03:24:38 PM  
Homer: Bart, what did I tell you?

Bart: *sigh* "No talking like a grizzled 1800s prospector." Consarn it!
 
2013-03-26 03:38:01 PM  
Great Caesar's ghost!
 
2013-03-26 04:26:01 PM  
Crimminy Dutch!

Suzanne Pleshette said that on The Bob Newhart Show.  It stuck with me and I still use it.
 
2013-03-26 04:30:34 PM  
Lard t'underin' Jaysus bye!
 
2013-03-26 04:32:02 PM  
Cheese and rice!!
 
2013-03-26 04:49:16 PM  

phenn: Cheese and rice!!

That reminded me of another fav:
"What the french, toast?"

Fabulous!
 
2013-03-26 05:02:40 PM  

holdmybones: "ods bodikins!" (God's little body)
Well, I see my yet to be formed indie electro-pop band has finally found its name.


Nope. It's short for 'God's bodkins'. (bodkin = dagger)
 
2013-03-26 05:26:37 PM  
Shut the fffront door!
 
2013-03-26 05:53:00 PM  

Banned on the Run: Shut the fffront door!


What starts with f and ends with uck?

Firetruck.
 
2013-03-26 06:48:58 PM  
Yeah, too bad we can't type such common, inoffensive phrases as "Boobies" or "Weeners" or "Weeners" without incurring the wrath of the filter.

/How did I do that?
 
2013-03-26 07:00:00 PM  
Bringing out the big guns...
wwp.greenwichmeantime.com
 
2013-03-26 07:02:43 PM  
BY JUNO'S C*NT!
 
2013-03-26 07:11:22 PM  
My ears are burning.
 
2013-03-26 07:30:52 PM  
ts3.mm.bing.net

Thinks the list writer is a 'Fargin Corksoaker'.
 
2013-03-26 07:48:23 PM  

ZMugg: [ts3.mm.bing.net image 300x200]

Thinks the list writer is a 'Fargin Corksoaker'.


And a feckless blatherskite, to boot!
 
2013-03-26 08:04:32 PM  

UNAUTHORIZED FINGER: ZMugg: [ts3.mm.bing.net image 300x200]

Thinks the list writer is a 'Fargin Corksoaker'.

And a feckless blatherskite, to boot!


Let's hope he doesn't start really blathering:
 
2013-03-26 08:12:06 PM  
Second attempt at image, killed FARK for 5 seconds.

Attempt #3

content9.flixster.com
 
2013-03-26 08:17:54 PM  
The most popular old timey swear words: "God," "Jesus," "Lord," with the occasional "Holy Mary!"s for those of the Catholic persuasion.
 
2013-03-26 08:31:11 PM  
3.bp.blogspot.com

By Grabthar's Hammer, those are nice tits
 
2013-03-26 10:14:39 PM  
In the Army we just used:

F.U.B.A.R

and

S.N.A.F.U
 
2013-03-26 11:42:49 PM  
I still use consarn and dagnabbit. My beloved grand pappy used "By Crackey (creky)" a lot.
 
2013-03-27 02:23:48 AM  
Sussin' frussin'
 
2013-03-27 04:10:01 AM  

AlanSmithee: Blistering barnacles!


Captain Haddock out of Tintin remains the all-time world champion.

25.media.tumblr.com
4.bp.blogspot.com
24.media.tumblr.com

ok, not so much the last one but when GIS gives a gift only a fool would turn it down.

andrewagill: Holy jumping mother o' god in a side-car with chocolate jimmies and a lobster bib!


Is that Sam and Max? I think I have the collection around here somewhere. Very, very funny and quite nicely drawn as well.
 
2013-03-28 07:01:16 PM  

i.imgur.com

 
2013-03-29 12:40:04 AM  
By Klono's carballoy claws! You kids could learn something from 1930s sci-fi.
 
2013-03-29 04:27:17 AM  

i.imgur.com

 
2013-03-30 12:19:26 AM  
Mwelp, there's always Shakespeare, as well.
 
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