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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 2 months ago

Why is the word sh*t considered a swear word? ?

I don’t get how it’s actually considered a swear word. Doesn’t seem to be any reason for it to be.

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  • 2 months ago
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    It is a swear word because society has decided it is a swear word. In other countries, it may not be. For example, "bloody" in England is a swear word for most, but in the USA, few consider it a swear word.

  • 1 month ago

    If you have issues with SH*T< try MERDE ALORS! it is FRENCH for HOLY SH*T, basically! 

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. **** is a word generally considered to be vulgar and profane in Modern English. As a noun, it refers to fecal matter, and as a verb it means to defecate; in the plural ("the shits"), it means diarrhoea.

  • 2 months ago

    it is by the norm of the USA that it is a swear word, but however by rednecks it is integrated into their well being and not considered it.

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  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    dont know , it used in a sh@t day at work , or dont sh@t me off , or your in a sh@tty mood  or even i sh@t on you face , and of course take a sh@t .

  • 2 months ago

    Sexual activity and the grosser parts of the body have become associated with insults. And strong condemnation. That's a lot of s**t. Shows strong dislike, as it would be  expected to.

  • 2 months ago

    the bible uses it so it aint a curse word in my mind. pray to jesus 💯

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    It's actually a proper word and it comes from the Bible.

    There was a tribe known as the shittites. They used to go into battle totally naked smeared from head to toe with human excrement hence the word we now use.

  • Ivan
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Only because it's crude and disgusting.

  • Steven
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    lol I don't know because it can be used in many ways. to express surprise, to express a bad situation, or to call someone a piece of 

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