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This guy I knew used to think that sticking his first finger up was a swear word. So whenever he used to think he was bad, he used to go around sticking his first finger up...Rebel lol!!

First finger badass
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When I was about 4 and in pre-school, I didn't know how to say "truck" and would say it as "fuck." Well, every Friday my grandpop would pick me up from school and I would stay at my grandparents house for the weekend. Everytime it was dismissal and everyone would go outside to go home, I would see my grandpop's truck and yell excitedly, "Papa's fuck! Papa's fuck!" Everyone would CRACK up. I mean, I didn't know any better. And better yet, my grandpop had those roll-up handles to close the windows and since I a little too young to operate those rolling handles, instead of saying something like, "close the truck's window" I would say "Fuck the window."

Kids will be kids!

Asia
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I used to believe around age four that if I were to say a bad word in my mind (think it) that my parents would magically find out and punish me for it.

Lady V
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For some reason when I say ask it comes out a**. i thought something was on my face when people looked at me funny. I still say it that way too!

Morgan
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One time when i was at least 3 or 4 i was takeing my nap on the couch and then i herd my dad coming down the hall and he said he was missing somthing and it was lost then i over herd him saying "Mother f**ker" I did not knew what it ment so i yelled it out loud at preschool becuz I lost my pillow.

Kaitie
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My cousin used to think that "body" was a swear word.

Jordan
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I used to think "fummy" was a bad word. No clue why.

Anon
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I once was playing a computer game (Monkey Island 2) that displayed text whenever a character said something. At one point in the game, the character said "Do you know how many times a DAY I have to hear about the d*** stump joke?"

One of my sister's friends then said "Oh! he just said the 'D' word!"

Seeing as it was in all caps, I assumed "day" was the D word that had been said.

For weeks later, I thought "day" was a curse

boyd
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I thought that since putting up the middle finger meant "Fuck you" I thought that the other fingers meant other swears...

Anon
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When I was in preschool, we were taught that "stupid" and "shut up" were the absolute worst things anyone could possibly say. Worse than any swear words. I, being an antisocial little brat, often found a need to use "stupid" in particular. It got me in trouble until I switched to saying, "You are so stu...bborn." I figured I'd just made up the word "stubborn" (which I technically did, because I'd never heard anyone else say it), and thought no one else knew what it meant.

I completely freaked out when I saw a book with the exact title "You are so stubborn" in a store.

Still a Stubborn Brat
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when i was in third grade i was writing my homework in my agenda and instead of writing work sheet, i wrote work sh**! when my mom was looking at my paper she said honey, did u write this! I started laughing and saying oops, work s***! i said it like 5 times! My mom said it was a very bad word and not to use it! lol

confused
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I used to believe that if you spelled the curse word it didn't count. But only because my mom did it first. ^_-

Cassie
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One time when I was little, my middle finger hurt. I told my mom, "My Finger hurts!" She took my index finger in her hand and said, "Is it this one?" I said "No! Its this one!" I then flipped her off, but I didn't know that it was bad. She said, "You're not supposed to do that! Bad girls do that!" I then ran off sobbing because I thought I had committed the biggest sin in the entire world!

anon
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When I was two years old, I was having ice cream with my family at some reunion or something. Everyone noticed that I'd stopped eating the ice cream and had been sitting-- for a good 5 minutes-- scowling into my bowl.

"Kelly, what's wrong?" my mom asked.

"Well," I said, "This bug in my ice cream is fucking with me."

Kelly
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When I was maybe five or so, I overheard my dad saying, "Son of a bitch." I didn't know what it meant, so I asked him, "Dad, what does 'son of a bitch' mean?" He answered, "Don't you ever say that again." I didn't realize that he hadn't answered my question, just forbid me to use the phrase, so when my older brother told me later in the day that he was going to take my portion of that night's desert I yelled at him, "SON OF A BITCH!"

Amanda
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When I was in seventh grade, I heard the word "decapitated" for the first time. I didn't know what it meant, but I thought it sounded cool, so I went around using it. I had a really mean gym teacher, and she did something that really made me mad. I blurted out that she was decapitated because I thought it was something you could say instead of cussing. I found out the hard way what it meant when she put me in detention and dragged me to the guidance counselor like I was some kind of terrorist.

keyboardplayer
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When the movie, American Pie, first surfaced, I was about 11 or 12. I had heard them used the term "fudgepacker" in the movie and started using it all the time thinking it had something to do with a guy who works with chocolate. I had ended up in detention for using that word in school and no one would explain to me what it meant. I'm well aware now it is a slur against a gay man. Hahaha.

i am awesome.
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I used to think that genuflect was a bad word. I mean, come on! What does that sound like to you?

We weren't a very religious family...

I also used to think harass was a bad word, because of sexual harassment.

Anon
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i saw one of the national lampoon's family vacation movies when i was like 5 and chevy chase told someone to "kiss my ass" and i was confused as to why he would want someone to do that.

Matt
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My brother used to think that "crap" was a swear word. Well one day I said it to him (in one of our MANY fights) and he told me back that he would tell on me for sayingit, that I was going to get into so much trouble. I told him it wasn't a swear word and he insisted that it was. After awhile I got annoyed and yelled out to my Dad "IS CRAP A SWEAR WORD??" After my Dad finished laughing, he informed us that it wasn't but still not a nice thing to say. I turn stuck out my tongue to my brother and said "So there!"

Anon
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