Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

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Re: Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

Post by lisbethvi23 » Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:11 am

must admit, that WOULD be a sight to see!
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Re: Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

Post by J.R. » Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:34 pm

There are always 'ways and means.'
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Re: Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

Post by LongGone » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:10 pm

I seem to remember that back in the 50s MAD magazine introduced us to the word "furshlugginer". While it is a perfectly good Yiddish word, it rapidly became the code word for what what otherwise forbidden.
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Re: Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

Post by DavidRawlins » Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:48 pm

Presumably one can use swive, as in a swiving good time etc.
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Post by DavidRawlins » Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:49 pm

The answer appears to be yes.
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Post by jhopgood » Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:07 pm

LongGone wrote:I seem to remember that back in the 50s MAD magazine introduced us to the word "furshlugginer". While it is a perfectly good Yiddish word, it rapidly became the code word for what what otherwise forbidden.
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Post by sejintenej » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:41 pm

In another public UK based newsgroup avoidance became an art. Try "Hilter" (by convention any thread where the correct speeeeling appeared was thereby blocked). The worst culprits seemed to be 'merkins'. You can look that up in the Phrontistery¤¤¤ where it has a different but appropriate meaning. All that is, of course ficulnean fallaciloquence which no doubt the word censor has picked up - not. Just above that merkin entry you will find 'merdivorous' and 'merdurinous' which I am sure our beloved leader would not have caught :D :D :D :D :D As for Davebythe sea being connected with a 'bethel', as they say, 'if the cap fits'

¤¤¤ Never heard of the "Thinking Place"??? Great fun if you add .info to the end as a web site. There's a wealth of stuff there, some like 'meatus' 'maya' and 'menology' having no connection with meat, North America nor even males!!!

There's a challenge for you, John. Enjoy

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Re: Why is there a word censor/swear-filter on the site?

Post by J.R. » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:21 pm

I wsh I had the time !!!!
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