What's the Point of Bad Words?

September 20, 2010
By Carmella_Hastings GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
Carmella_Hastings GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -Walt Emerson


I really don't understand why people have to use bad language. Whats the point? It doesn't make you look any cooler. It just makes you seem uneducated and vulgar. I have nothing against people who say bad words, but I'm wondering what the point of bad words are when there are so many beautiful words to say? Why use the horrible ones when you can use the beautiful words? I know I love to twist a bad word so it isn't bad- instead of freaking I say flipping which isn't nearly as bad. Instead of "suck it" I'd say "eat it." Instead of "slap that on your juicebox and suck it" I say "slap that on your taco and eat it." There are other ways, people! Can someone give me two good reasons to use a bad word?


The author's comments:
I hope that when teens read this, they understand that there are other words to say rather than ones that offend people and get you into trouble.

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on Oct. 3 2010 at 6:18 pm
Carmella_Hastings GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
10 articles 1 photo 28 comments

Favorite Quote:
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -Walt Emerson

thanks for your support. I'll be sure to check out your stuff :)

on Sep. 28 2010 at 4:30 pm
speech.write.crazy GOLD, Bailey, Colorado
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"Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can. Go for it and don't look back, go for things with your whole heart."

I completely agree with you! There isn't really a point to use bad words. To get a point across? There's better words for that. Good job! Please read and comment on some of my work.


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