Your Word Substitutions?

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Your Word Substitutions?

Postby Girl-With-A-Math-Fetish » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:18 am UTC

You know, like "keyboard" becoming "leopard."
If you use the chrome add-on, that'll probably say leopard twice. Maybe.

I like to make "quantum mechanics" become "magic" and "particle" become "tiny thing" x'D
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Re: Your Word Substitutions?

Postby Angua » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:49 am UTC

I just mainly use the word thing.

Pretty much this: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=660570570723229
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Re: Your Word Substitutions?

Postby Derek » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:34 am UTC

People do this? Other than the xkcd mods, of course.

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Re: Your Word Substitutions?

Postby Copper Bezel » Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:20 pm UTC

I'm a member of another online community where I've entirely internalized the swear filter, so that fuck -> hug and shit -> jive, including HUUUUUUUUUUG.

[any/every/some][body/one] -> [any/every/some]pony and so on, of course.
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she / her / her


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