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2-01-2012 @ 3:23PM
Curse words are just strange. I can be reprimanded for calling someone an asshole, but it's apparently fine to call them a butthole. I can make old women faint by saying that I stepped in shit, but there's nothing wrong with saying that I stepped in poop. All of these "bad" words are just words that mean something that another non-"bad" word also means (exception with hell). It's not the words that are bad, it's the way they're used. Saying damn it shouldn't be considered any worse that saying darn it. I'll admit, I'm pretty bitter about it all. I spent years living with people that thought that any four letter word was bad. Hence, butt (derived from the proper term buttocks) is bad, while bottom is fine. Hearing these supposedly great people Christian cussing has brought a bitter resentment to their hypocrisy and everything tied to it. Sorry about the rant...
2-01-2012 @ 4:39PM
As a parent, I don't want my kids using either term. There is no difference in calling someone an ahole or a bhole. My daughters often sit with me and play WoW and I really have to watch what they see and hear. I use a chat addon so I can control what words are filtered. That is not the job of Blizzard, the community or society, its solely mine and my wife's job. As far as the great Christian remark, part of the christian faith is the understanding that we are not great (or perfect) and never will be. Part of not being perfect is we also make stupid comments and mistakes, but we should always remember not to lay blame on someone today, for something we were doing yesterday. Set your filter how you want, no one is ever going to agree on what is "good" or "bad" language. I just wish blizz would add in the ability to modify it.
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