It was Etiquette Week last week, and DANG we missed it!
But HECK, I didn't miss this —
New data reveals that those of us here in the great state of Washington curse much less often than the rest of you.
I know what you’re thinking—
The same thing I was…
Like, What The FUDGE!?
You see, it is not that we curse less. SHELL no.
Here in the Evergreen state we've simply perfected the pseudo-swear.
So don’t get our dander up.
Because if you choose to use those REALLY bad words —
like freshMANor penMANship —
Trust me, we will not hesitate to call you a SON OF A PEACH MOTHERTRUCKER right to your face.
And the state that’s chock-full of potty-mouthed pirates majoring in expletives?
Oh. My. Oh.
No wonder they call themselves the BUCKeyes.
PROMPT: If your character needs to say something, but can’t because “there are preschool toys present,” then you need to learn the fine art of pseudo-swearing. Make a list of colorful ways for him or her to let it all hang out. Need some inspiration? Pick up The Craptastic Guide to Pseudo-Swearing by Michelle Witte.
Holy sheet rock, this is gonna be fun!