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Exclamations like 'I swear' or 'I vow': "I('ll) ________."

June 26, 2015 by admin

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39
NN32
Exclamations like 'I swear' or 'I vow': "I('ll) ________."
NN32
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
BE DAMNED
SWEAR
BE DARNED
SWEAR TO GOD
PROMISE
SWEAR ON A STACK OF BIBLES
BE
GUARENTEE
I SWEAR ON EVERYTHING HOLY
I SWEAR TO GOD
MAKE CERTIAN THAT, I PROMISE YOU THAT
PROMISE YOU
SAY
SWEAR HONEST TO GOD
SWEAR TO YOU
TELL YOU
VOW
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Exclamations beginning with the sound of 'j':

June 26, 2015 by admin

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NN30
Exclamations beginning with the sound of 'j':
NN30
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
JEEZ
JESUS
JESUS CHRIST
JEEPERS
GEE WHIZ
JEEPERS CREEPERS
JIMINY CHRISTMAS
JUDAS PRIEST
GEE WHILLIKERS
JIMINY
JUMPING JIMINY
GEEEZ LOUISE
JA
JE HOSEPHATS
JEEZ LOUISE
JEEZE
JESUS CHRIST ALMIGHTY
JESUS MARY AND JOSEPH
JIMMINY CRICKET
JUMPIN JAHOSEPHATES
JUST GREAT
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Exclamations beginning with the sound of 'cr-', for example, 'cripes':

June 26, 2015 by admin

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NN31
Exclamations beginning with the sound of 'cr-', for example, 'cripes':
NN31
None
TRUE
FOR CRYING OUT LOUD
CHRIST SAKE
CRIPES
CRISSAKES
CRIMINY
CRIPE SAKES
CRUD
CRAP
FOR CRIPE SAKES
JEEPERS CREEPERS
CHRIST
CRYING OUT LOUD
CHRISTOPHER
CRAPPOLA
CRIKEY
CRIMANENTLY
CRIMINENTLY
CRIPES SAKE
CRYING EYE
FOR THE CRY-EYE
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Expressions used to drive away animals other than dogs:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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23
NN22d
Expressions used to drive away animals other than dogs:
NN22d
None
TRUE
SHOO
GET OUT OF HERE
GIT
BEAT IT
GO ON
SCAT
SCRAM
GET
GO
GO AWAY
BOO
EEEEEK
GET AWAY
HEY
I HAVE NOTHING TO FEED YOU!, STOP BOTHERING MY RABBITS, OKAY OKAY, I'LL FILL THE FEEDERS
SCOOT
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Humorous substitutes for stronger exclamations: "Why, the son of a(n) ________!"

June 26, 2015 by admin

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NN24
Humorous substitutes for stronger exclamations: "Why, the son of a(n) ________!"
NN24
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
GUN
BISCUIT
BUCK
SO-AND-SO
BEE
BEEHIVE
BITCH
BUCKET
A GUN, DOOFUS, BLESS HIS HEART, THE BUGGER, IDIOT,
BEESWAX
BE-OTCH
BISCUIT-EATER
BLANK
PREACHER MAN
SEA COOK
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Weakened substitutes for 'damn' or 'damned': "________ it all!"

June 26, 2015 by admin

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25
NN25a
Weakened substitutes for 'damn' or 'damned': "________ it all!"
NN25a
None
TRUE
DARN
DANG
BLAST
DOGGONE
BLAME
DAD-GUM
DAG NAG IT
DANG IT
DRAT
FORGET
GOD BLESS IT!, OH WELL THAT'S JUST PEACHY NOW ISN'T IT
TO HELL WITH
WHAT THE HELL
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Exclamations showing great annoyance: "He's run off with my hammer again, ________ !"

June 26, 2015 by admin

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10
NN9b
Exclamations showing great annoyance: "He's run off with my hammer again, ________ !"
NN9b
None
TRUE
SON OF A BITCH
DAMN IT
SON OF A GUN
ASSHOLE
ARE YOU KIDDING ME
BASTARD
BLAST HIM
BLESS IT
DAMMIT, NAME OF ANY BLESSED GOD
DAMN
DAMN HIM
DAMN HIS ASS
DANG
DANG IT
DOGGONE IT
FOR PETEY SAKE
GEEZ
GOD DAMN HIM
GOD DAMN IT
JACKWEED
SHIT
SONNUVABITCH
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Weakened substitutes for 'damn' or 'damned': "Well, I'll be ________!"

June 26, 2015 by admin

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NN25b
Weakened substitutes for 'damn' or 'damned': "Well, I'll be ________!"
NN25b
Minor
TRUE
This question was slightly altered from the 1965-70 question.
DARNED
DIPPED
DOGGONED
DANGED
A SONOVAGUN
BLAMED
CALLING SOMEONE'S MOM
DARN
JIGGERED
UP TO MY EARS IN IDIOTS
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Expressions (such as 'hello') used when you meet somebody you know quite well:

June 26, 2015 by admin

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11
NN10a
Expressions (such as 'hello') used when you meet somebody you know quite well:
NN10a
None
TRUE
HEY
HI
WHAT'S NEW
HI THERE
LONG TIME NO SEE
WHAT'S HAPPENING
HOW YA DOING
WHAT'S GOING ON
HOW'S IT HANGING
WHAT'S UP
HIYA
HOWDY
HEY THERE
HOLA
HOW ARE YOU DOING
HOW'S IT GOING
HOW'S TRICKS
GLAD TO SEE YOU
HELLO
HELLO THERE
HEY THERE! NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN
HEY YA
HOW ARE YA
HOW ARE YOU DOIN
HOW IS IT GOING
HOW YOU DOING
HOW'S EVERY LITTLE THING
HOW'S IT SWINGING
LET'S GO FOR LUNCH AND TALK
SUP
WHAT'S GOOD
WHAT'S SHAKING
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Weakened substitutes for 'hell': "Oh ________!"

June 26, 2015 by admin

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NN26a
Weakened substitutes for 'hell': "Oh ________!"
NN26a
None
TRUE
HECK
SHOOT
CRAP
GOSH
DARN
BLAST
DANG
FOR PETEY SAKES
GOD/DESS BLESS IT
GREAT
SHIT
SHUCKS
WONDERFUL
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