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What words do you use instead of "F'ing hell!" when you are really p'd off?

(34 Posts)
Holymoly321 Thu 28-Aug-08 15:33:55

HAve come to realise that I REALLY need to curb the old swearing - don't do it that often but haivng my first period in nearly two years (recently stopped bfing 9mth old DS2), have been swearing recently due to PMT! This morning, 3 yr old DS1 said he couldn't get his f'ing shoes on! So, sometimes we all need to curse, but what can I say instead of fing hell? It has to be something clean, but effective for releasing the tension!

Ready4anotherCoffee Thu 28-Aug-08 15:34:31


Holymoly321 Thu 28-Aug-08 15:36:34

preferably with the same amount of syllables!

pagwatch Thu 28-Aug-08 15:45:00

funnily enough I use 'in the name of holymoly'
honestly . I do.

DD aged 5 mostly uses bollocks. Hence the addition of holymoly in recent months

WobblyPig Thu 28-Aug-08 15:46:03

Oh Buggery Bollocks - which I'm not sure is very much better.

Dragonbutter Thu 28-Aug-08 15:46:19

oh FFFFFFFFFFFFF orgoodnesssake.

wasabipeanut Thu 28-Aug-08 15:48:12

I struggle with this - there's just nothing as satisfying as a good for fucks sake.

Although someone did suggest fuzzcakes on here recently which is quite good.

giraffescantdancethetango Thu 28-Aug-08 15:48:41

i go sssssssssssssuuugar

or bums

or often aaaaaargh

jamescagney Thu 28-Aug-08 15:53:12

bugger boots. not nearly as satisfying tho'
Flamin Nora! (jack duckworth I thank you)

Elibean Thu 28-Aug-08 16:04:04

Hard one, I do love to swear.

In dire situations I tend to go 'OHFFFFFARRGGHHHHHHHH' and get a puzzled look from the dds....

I have been known to lapse and shout 'oh bloody hell' on occasion, to dd1's joy, because then she can say 'mummy we mustn't say bloody hell, must we!' in shocked tones.

betterhalf Thu 28-Aug-08 16:04:56

Another 'Flamin Nora' user here.

MrsMattie Thu 28-Aug-08 16:06:46

Fiddlesticks! Flippityjibbet! Flamin'Nora!

I also say 'Sugar!' loads instead of 'Shit' (my mum used to do the same and I thought it was so lame lol)

maidamess Thu 28-Aug-08 16:07:24

Sheesh Kebabs

thegrowlygus Thu 28-Aug-08 16:10:02

I am fond of 'blood and sand'. Dunno why really. Looks a bit ridiculous when typed out. Also like 'oh fudge and biscuits'.

Heavens To Murgatroyd

Jackstini Thu 28-Aug-08 16:12:27

I use biscuits instead of bollocks
Chuffing instead of F'ing

Holymoly321 Thu 28-Aug-08 16:16:28

hmm... these are all interesting, guess there is nothing as satisfying as actually saying fing hell or for f's sake! Will try some of the suggestions

Megglevache Thu 28-Aug-08 16:16:36

Oh for fifty cents and fudging nora too.

medogsarebarking Thu 28-Aug-08 16:18:02

I just say FFS (as in "efefesssssss!!!!")

hifi Thu 28-Aug-08 16:19:05

chuffin hell

ThatBigGermanPrison Thu 28-Aug-08 16:22:30


Sympathie s. My two year old muttered "Bubby Wheels" earlier when he got his foot caught under the pushchair![blush

EachPeachPearMum Thu 28-Aug-08 16:23:17

I have found it easier to NOT say anything rather than substitute tbh- and I used to talk like a navvy!

Blistering Barnacles!

Blast My Buffers!

Or don't say anything, just a strangled nyuurrrrrkkkkk!

PonderingThoughts Thu 28-Aug-08 16:34:07

KKKK'ssss Sake

snarky Thu 28-Aug-08 16:35:10


Kelix Thu 28-Aug-08 17:01:53

for petes sake?

have no idea who pete is??

sometimes I am very strange

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