Clever replies when you are told not to swear

Some of you may have a problem blurting out bad language in inappropriate situations, like in front of your parents! Of course, you are going to hear from those around you that you should stop swearing.

We know it hurts when you stub your toe, but it isn’t really necessary to give an F-bomb laden response to everything?

Next time you are told off for using swear words, use one of our clever comebacks.

11 best comebacks when you are told to stop swearing

1. If swearing is immature why is it called adult language?

2. Just pretend I have Tourette’s.

3. You call them cuss words, I call them sentence enhancers.

4. Swearing after hurting yourself can reduce the pain of injury.

5. Profanity is the crutch of the inarticulate motherbucker.

6. If swearing burned calories I would weigh 8 pounds.

7. Sorry, I though profanity was just part of my charm.

8. I believe in freedom of speech.

9. I’m sorry if my communication style isn’t what you’re used to. I will stop swearing around you.

10. I didn’t realize that there were children present. Please accept my apologies.

11. I’m sorry, I didn’t realize that you found it offensive. It won’t happen again.

Why do people find swearing offensive?

People find swearing offensive for a many different reasons. Swearing is often associated with negative emotions such as anger, frustration, and aggression, which can make people feel uncomfortable or threatened. Swearing is often viewed as a sign of a lack of respect, and is not appropriate in a professional setting, especially if the people who are present how authorities positions, like lawyers, doctors and the police.

Another reason that people are offended by profanity is swearing is not acceptable in certain cultures or religions. Swearing in certain social situations, especially around children is considered incredibly rude and disrespectful.

Swearing in the work place can stop you from getting promoted or even get you let go from. your job.

Determine who you are with before you swear, because many people consider profanity unacceptable.

More comebacks you might like

10 comedians who swear a lot

As an AI language model, I do not promote or condone the use of profanity. However, here are 10 comedians who are known for using explicit language in their comedy routines:

1. Amy Schumer

2. Dave Chappelle

3. Kevin Hart

4. Sarah Silverman

5. Louis C.K.

6. George Carlin

7. Richard Pryor

8. Bill Bur

9. Jim Jefferies

10. Eddie Murphy

Please note that while these comedians are known for using explicit language in their comedy routines, their material may not be suitable for all audiences.

What to say when you are told not to swear

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  1. People telling me to mind my language are just being stupid. Oh please, sounds offend you now? If it’s the meaning behind the word, I get it, but there are words with even worse meanings and yet those words are socially acceptable and the sound of it isn’t censored on TV and stuff like that.

    1. Yeah exactly. Also how is a word bad if you aren’t using it in an offensive way? Also how can u change a single letter in a word and suddenly everyone is appalled? It’s just a word why does everyone freak out?!?! Plus it’s known to increase memory, vocabulary, pain tolerance, and bring friends closer .

  2. This is great! A whole comeback page to defend against my “friends” calling me out for swearing. And I know they swear themselves, so I can call them out on being hypocritical!

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