In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Another cuss word entered my mind as I felt for my key but didn't find it.
- She made sure to memorize necessary things like household items, as well as a good cuss word… or two.
- While one can scarcely coax a cuss word from today's bookish youth, it turns out that their harshest critics, senior citizens, have gone delinquent.
- During the discussion of agricultural issues, the senator said he lived on a farm when he was very young and had ‘learned my first cuss word sitting on a tractor with the guy who was driving it.’
- I mouthed the cuss word so that Tamela wouldn't hear it.
- He hadn't realized that he had just yelled a cuss word down the hallway.
- Actually, every time she said a cuss word I think I saw spit fly out of her mouth.
- I fell hard onto the floor, saying every cuss word I could muster up at that moment.
- This is possibly due to the fact that cuss words are representative of the few certainties of life: birth and death.
- If Tiger says a cuss word once in a while, it's because he's human.
- I know a lot more than you think… including the cuss words.
- The nurse stared at me with a look of disapproval on her face, no doubt because of the cuss word that I used.
- Not because I am prudish about the use of cuss words (I am, after all, in the Marines and work around potty-mouthed sailors all day).
- And if memory serves me right, there was a cuss word in there somewhere.
- Her mouth muttered her a cuss word, her hands pushed the door open and her feet walked inside before her brain had even registered what was going on.
- His mind firmly on food, Hoss uttered a cuss word and kicked him on.
- At that point I've used 20 daytime minutes, so I just hang up, because if I'd stayed on one more second I would have ended up calling her cuss words that would have made her eardrums liquefy.
- You used a cuss word but I've heard enough in my life.
- We don't need to be hearing cuss words and the middle finger, you know?
- He hadn't even finished his cuss word when he shot to an upright position.
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