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  • Hi, feckers. How you doing? Sometimes, you want to say bad words. But sometimes -- just

  • sometimes -- people get angry if you use bad words. I'm going to teach you how not to swear.

  • I'm also going to teach you how to swear. Perfect.

  • So we have these words in English called "curse", "swear", or "bad words". Okay? These are words

  • that people -- some people -- think are bad. Part of the reason why people believe that

  • they're bad is people who are very religious -- so if you find yourself in the middle of

  • America, which means you're not on the East Coast; you're not on the West Coast; you're

  • kind of in the middle, smack-dab, or if you're in Calgary or Edmonton or some places in Canada

  • where people are really Christian, a lot of them do not like it when you say "shit". So

  • you have to choose a different word. I'm here to teach you this.

  • So "damn" -- now, "damn" has the religious background. So "damn" is like, "Damn you all

  • to hell." "Damn" is a bad word because they're basically going to hell and not going to heaven.

  • So instead of saying "damn", people say "dang" or "darn". "Darn it!" Some people go as far

  • as to say, "Rats!" My grandmother's favorite, "Oh, dash!" Now, my grandmother was from Scotland,

  • so I think this is kind of a Scottish translation of "damn". People in movies say "goddamn".

  • That's pretty bad if you're really religious.

  • Then, for all the people out there, "Oh, my God." It's been shortened now to "OMG". Did

  • you know that "OMG" meant "Oh, my God"? Did you know that? So this, maybe, I think, is

  • an acceptable way for people to get around saying "Oh, my God." I wonder if really devout

  • Christian people like to say "OMG". I don't know.

  • So instead of saying "god", all they do is replace it with either "gosh" or "goodness".

  • So instead of saying, "Oh, my God", you can say, "Oh, my gosh" or, "Oh, my goodness."

  • For me, personally, I would say these words because I'm not religious. But, like I said,

  • some people get a little bit freaked out if you use bad language. So just to be nice,

  • this is what you're going to do.

  • Now, at a work place or in a very formal environment, people do not like it when you say swear words.

  • Now, swear words are typical things like "fuck", "shit", "bullshit", "bitch", "mother fucker",

  • "horseshit", "son of a bitch". These words are considered bad. These are bad words. Personally,

  • Ronnie loves bad words. Ronnie says bad words all the time. It's hard for me to not say

  • bad words sometimes. So in an environment like my job, I cannot use bad words. If I'm

  • going for a job interview, I don't want to drop the F-bomb: What's the "F-bomb"? The

  • "F-bomb" is just the word "fuck". People don't like the word "fuck". They think it's bad.

  • So they can say, "Ronnie dropped the F-bomb in the job interview. We're not giving her

  • a job." Don't say "fuck" in a job interview unless you're a porn star; say it all you want.

  • We have the word "shit". Now, "shit" is -- do you like my picture? "Unko" -- Japanese

  • for you. Shit is the stuff that comes out of your bum. It is shit. It doesn't smell

  • nice. It's terrible. If you are Irish, you're going to say "shite". My father once said,

  • "That's shite." And I was like, "That's cool. That's shite." I got in shit because I said

  • "shite". Apparently, "shite" is a bad word, too. Some people don't know "shite" is a bad

  • word, so you can say it. Go test people. People like to say "crap" because it's poo, or "poop".

  • "Crap" and "poop" are just shit, okay? "Bologna." And you go, "Hey, isn't that a place in Italy?

  • What do you guys have against the place in Italy? Is it terrible?" No, but "bologna"

  • is sandwich meat, and -- I don't know how they get this, but people go, "sandwich meat."

  • Not "salami", though; "bologna". "That's bologna." It's chicken. I don't know where this came

  • from. And a play on the "crap" is "crapola". "Holy crapola!" "Oh, crapola!" "That's crapola."

  • All of these words are replacements for "shit" or "shite". "Holy shit" is a surprise. Again,

  • we have the "holy", like God took a shit. So "holy shit", again, with the religious

  • people, is considered bad because it's a holy shit. Double swear here. So people will say

  • "holy cow" or "oh, snap". I don't know how that works, but these are what people have

  • replaced this with. I think Bart Simpson from the Simpsons said, "Don't have a cow, man

  • ", but I don't think he said "holy cow". He definitely was not allowed to say "holy shit".

  • On most TV programs, they are not allowed to use swear words or bad words. In Canada,

  • you cannot use them until after 9 p.m. So after 9 p.m., on most TV stations, it's okay

  • to say "shit". Woohoo! Freedom of speech. Freedom of speech has happened. Fuck.

  • You can say "frick". You can say "frak". You can say "fek". My personal favorite -- or

  • as I called everyone today -- "feckers". "Fek", again, is the Irish word for "fuck". I don't

  • know if it really means "fuck" or if it's just the accent and the way they say it, but

  • I say "fek" all the time. I have an it shirt that says "fek". Even my mother doesn't know.

  • Okay?

  • Then, we have this word that's "eff". So you could be funny and put "eff you". "Oh, eff

  • me?" "Eff you" means "fuck you", but you can't say "fuck", so you say, "Eff you."

  • And then, you have the -ing. So sometimes, you want to say something like, "This is fucking

  • tasty. I love it." But that's a bad word, so you can say, "This is flippin' delicious"

  • or, "This is effin' wonderful." "This is freakin' great." "Frig" also means "fuck". "Fudge"

  • -- if you're really, really, really angry, and you want to say a bad word, you can say,

  • "Oh, fudge!" "Fiddlesticks. Fiddlesticks! Fiddlesticks!" I really don't know how they

  • get this other than it has the same F sound. So "effin'", "freakin'" "frig", or "friggin'".

  • "Fudge", "fiddlesticks", the "F-bomb", "frick", "frak", "fek", "flippin'", and "eff" -- they

  • just mean "fuck". Okay?

  • In this one, actually, we have to put f-l-i-p-p-i-n' because when you're going to replace the swear

  • words, you've got to get the spelling correct, too. Okay?

  • Then, we have one of my favorites, "bullshit". "Bullshit" means someone's telling you something

  • that you think is not true. So for example, if I said to you, "I'm going to give everyone

  • watching this video $10,000." You can say, "That's bullshit, Ronnie." Or if you don't

  • want to say "bullshit", you can say, "Hey, that's BS." It just means "bullshit" or "bullspit".

  • Bull's spit. Okay? "That's bull spit." Okay? Or you could just say, "That's bull". When

  • I was a child, I think I said "bullshit" once, and I got in trouble. So I said "BS", and

  • that was fine.

  • Even more outrageously crazy is "horseshit". Okay? Bullshit -- maybe bulls shit a little

  • bit. Horses -- goddamn. They shit a lot. "Horseshit" is 900 times bigger and better than "bullshit".

  • So if I said to you, "Not only will I give you $10,000, I am going to give you a car.

  • You can come to Canada and live in my house. And I will cook you food every day." You would

  • say, "Well that, right there, is a load of horseshit, Ronnie" because none of this is true.

  • But if you want to say a bad word for "shit", you can say "horse pucky". "Pucky" means "poo",

  • horse poo. "That's horse pucky."

  • Now, some of these ones, when I look at them or think about them, they make me giggle because

  • to me, it's really, really, really American, and it's really the middle states of America,

  • and these people are really, really, really Christian. So they say, "That's horse pucky."

  • I kind of have to do it with a little Texan accent. "You kind of got to kick your heels up."

  • This one, people don't like this. "Mother fucker". People hate when you call them a

  • "mother fucker". Okay? So instead of saying this -- maybe you've seen this, "MoFo". "Hey,

  • MoFo." "MoFo? What's a MoFo?" "MoFo" is "mother fucker". Okay? In TV, again, they're not allowed

  • to say "mother fucker". Some movies, they don't say this, so they say "MoFo".

  • These are funny. Instead of saying "mother fucker", you can say "monkey father". "Hey,

  • you, monkey father, I don't like you at all. Or even worse, "Look at you being a melon

  • farmer. Do you grow melons? You're a bad person." "Hey, melon farmer, I'm going to kill you."

  • Somehow, it doesn't have the same punch as "mother fucker". These swear words or these

  • bad words are things that we have developed in our society to think that they're bad.

  • "Bitch" -- "bitch" has two meanings. One, it's a female dog. Two, it's a nasty -- there's

  • three. It's a nasty woman. Or four, it's a man in jail who does everything for you. So

  • we also have the word "biatch". You've heard this before, haven't you? So people will say,

  • "Hey, bitch." "Bitch" is a bad word, so they say "biatch". It's in a lot of rap music,

  • too. Then, we have, maybe, you "son of a bitch". That's just like "mother fucker". That's just

  • bad. "You insulting my mama?" So instead of saying "son of a bitch", people say "son of a gun"

  • Your mother had sex with a gun. Is that better? Or "SOB". "He's a dirty SOB."

  • Son of a bitch. SOB.

  • I have a special request or special saying that I'd like to teach you guys. And it's

  • from the Indian language, and it's "benchod". Apparently, "benchod" means "sister fucker".

  • But it also means "great pleasure". I haven't quite figured that one out yet. Is it good?

  • Is it bad? Maybe it's great. Maybe it's slang. If you want to learn more slang, check out

  • more slang videos on EngVid.

  • Why would you not want to swear? How not to swear. Why don't we just swear all the time?

  • Job interviews, workplaces -- if you ever meet my mother, don't swear in front of her.

  • Some people -- a lot of older people don't like it when you swear. It's rude. It's vulgar.

  • Some people think it's obscene. That's cool. Everyone has their own opinion. So if you

  • need to think of ways not to swear, gosh, golly, gee, you've got it right here.

  • See you later, y'all.

  • "This is a frackin' joke." "Oh, give me a frackin' break." "Shut the frack up." "Get

  • to the frackin' point." "I fracked up." "Come, mother fracker." "You can tell me I fracked

  • up." "Tell me I fracked up."

Hi, feckers. How you doing? Sometimes, you want to say bad words. But sometimes -- just

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