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To be sick of the word gut on here

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TomNook Tue 02-Jun-20 06:49:36

Yes thread using it. Etc

It’s such a vile word. Yet people busy trusting guts, asking people how they feel in it. Etc

I’m on a no gut campaign.

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BillywilliamV Tue 02-Jun-20 06:52:29

But what if poster is German?

GeraltOfRivia Tue 02-Jun-20 06:58:48

Go with your gut op.

Toilenstripes Tue 02-Jun-20 07:00:36

I’m gutted about that, OP.

SnuggyBuggy Tue 02-Jun-20 07:00:50

Well it's a perfectly normal expression that most people use so I think you will have a hard time. Just my gut feeling though.

BlueBrush Tue 02-Jun-20 07:21:07

Vile? Are you sure?

Your gut is a really fascinating part of your body. You may not want to read about it while you're eating breakfast, granted, but...vile? How do you feel about the word "heart" or "bones"? "I feel it in my bones?" Too pukey still?

ConnellWaldronsChain Tue 02-Jun-20 07:29:15

My gut instinct is that YABU

Hingeandbracket Tue 02-Jun-20 07:32:45

Gut is better than fucking vile

Obviouspretzel Tue 02-Jun-20 07:36:50

What I don't like is how people advocate trusting your gut for basically anything on here, like your gut feelings are infallible. And yes I have read The Gift of Fear before someone mentions it (and did think it was good).

If I trusted my gut all the time I would do so much stupid shit.

Didactylos Tue 02-Jun-20 07:38:22

I think we should be much more anatomically specific about the gut and our feelings. A duodenal or jejunal sense of something is pretty sure, ileum or cæcum is perhaps more equivocal while feeling colonic could be a mere hunch (or flatus?)

If we go back to Galen, the brain was the seat of reason, the heart gave emotions and the liver was responsible for passion. This probably explains lots of my relationships.

BlueBrush Tue 02-Jun-20 08:25:46

@Didactylos grin

custardbear Tue 02-Jun-20 08:30:18

One of the leading gastro journals is called gut and gastro charity called Guts 😆

Fluffybutter Tue 02-Jun-20 08:32:03

Blimey.. you’re insane

DappledThings Tue 02-Jun-20 08:37:07

If I trusted my gut all the time I would do so much stupid shit.

As High Fidelity has it, and I quote from memory so it might not be be exactly right, " I've been thinking with my gut all my life. And I've realised my gut has shit for brains.".

CherryPavlova Tue 02-Jun-20 08:41:20

I agree innards is far better. Go with your innards has a slightly preferable ring somehow, don’t you think?

Gut is from old English guttas and believed to stem from notion that emotions were seated in the stomach due to physiological response to fear.

TomNook Tue 02-Jun-20 23:07:45

lol at guy being insane.
I’ve had many utterly stupid gut ideas.

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