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Is "shut up" considered swear or rude words?

Postby chocolatecraves » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 5:15 am

Is "shut up" considered swear or rude words? what's your view or definition of swear words?

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Postby road.not.taken » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 6:04 am

Totally depends on the context in which it is used.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 6:56 am

"Shove a sock innit!" is more polite. :P

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Postby road.not.taken » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 7:16 am

I like: "Shut Your Pie Hole!" :D

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Postby Plavt » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 8:13 am

I always thought it was shut your port hole. :lol:

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Postby durain » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 8:34 am

shut up shop?

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Postby Vaucluse » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 8:50 am

Quite rude ad aggressive. Not to be used, unless in jest. (or if you're an American teenager . . 'oh, shuuuut uuuup')
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Postby snoodelweiss » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 9:30 am

rude and mean

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Postby JimH5 » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 9:58 am

It's very rude and inappropriate.

I prefer Shut Your Yap. But even that is rude and inappropriate.

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Postby cbavasi » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 12:29 pm

i can distinctly remember having my mouth washed out with soap for telling my mother to shut up. i was never able to look at a bottle of green palmolive the same way again :???:

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Postby pakjohn » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 10:35 pm

rude in any language..
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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 11:28 pm

Shut up? Maybe rude.

This is right on the money.

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Postby durain » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 12:04 am

what the...

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Postby ksl » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 3:57 am

cbavasi wrote:i can distinctly remember having my mouth washed out with soap for telling my mother to shut up. i was never able to look at a bottle of green palmolive the same way again :???:
So imagine what you get when you say fcuk off :oops: I Must say, shut up is quite rude, and provocation for sure!
Be quiet or shut the fcuk up is much better :roll: or what about belt
up, shut ya gob, hold ya mouth and stick ya foot in it before i twat yer, much more intimate and loving responses :)

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Postby Matney » Fri, 05 Dec 2008 7:53 pm

I think it is rude and unnecessary. Having said that, I remember telling my students that a sure way of knowing that I had reached the end of the rope then I would use 'shut up'. One student piped up and said that there was nothing wrong with saying 'shut up' as his dad said it all the time! :o So I guess it comes down to how we were raised on how we feel about it.


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