Replacing Swear Words With Food Names is Disturbing Sam March 1, 2011 Health 7 Comments One of my pet peeves is when people say â€œFudge!â€ or â€œOh, Sausages!â€ or some other silly word in place of a swear word. According to the Children, Youth, and Womenâ€™s Health Services, this is a healthy way for your child to avoid swearing. . Is this really the best way to ward off swearing? Any word you say in place of an expletive is going to carry the same amount of anger or derision; the fact that it’s now encased in a sickly-sweet word package doesn’t change the negativity. Just think about it: a brick falls on dad’s foot and he screams, “Fudruckers!” while his kid watches on. Said kid is still going to be traumatized by dad’s screaming and anger. Plus, dad has just forever tainted the image of what would have been a delightful hamburger establishment. Some other popular unsettling swear word replacements I gathered from various parenting websites: “Aw, peaches!” “Son of a biscuit!” “Oh, fish paste!” “Good gravy!” “Asset crackers!” (I don’t get this one) . Well, the fact that I will never be able to eat fudge again without thinking of your barely-restrained outrage is rude and upsetting to me. I’d rather you just go for the gold and swear at me, or not swear at all. What are your experiences with using food names to avoid swearing? Share your cheesy, disturbing, and clever submissions in the comments section below. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Sam My name is Sam and all I care about is food. Latest posts by Sam (see all) Quick Bite: French Toast Crunch - March 8, 2014 Eating Styles: Would You Eat Horse Meat? - November 18, 2013 Deep Fried Everything Ep 153 - November 14, 2013 7 Responses Cynthia March 1st, 2011 When I was in college, a group of us had sworn off swearing. One girl started to say “sh**”, and quickly switched it to “shishkabob”. I’ve used if frequently ever since. BTW, no swearing didn’t last very long, but we tried…. And my 15yo daughter does use “fudge”. Call me old fashioned, but I cringe when I hear non-adults swear. Reply Victoria March 1st, 2011 Instead of sh**, I say shiitake mushroom. Reply Dave March 2nd, 2011 I say “Fromage!”. Drives my kids nuts. Then there’s always the old “MAD Magazine” standby: “Pasta Fazool!” Reply Rosely March 2nd, 2011 I like the you son of a biscuit one I think I’m going to start using it. I usually don’t replace my swears with words. I don’t know how I came about it but I just abbreviate myself. What the eff! You are such a bee! Reply Brian March 3rd, 2011 I had a boss who use to say “sugar!” when something bad happened. I always thought it was pretty funny. Reply Kayla March 12th, 2011 Sugar Honey Iced Tea!!! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.