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When is @#$% Acceptable?

by dave-export / December 31, 2004 9:30 PM PST

When is @#$% Acceptable?

There are only eleven times in history where the "F" word has been considered acceptable for use.

They are as follows:

11. "What the @#$% do you mean, we are sinking?"

-- Capt. E.J. Smith of RMS Titanic, 1912

10. "What the @#$% was that?"

-- Mayor Of Hiroshima, 1945

9. "Where did all those @#$%ing Indians come from?"

-- Custer, 1877

8. "Any @#$%ing idiot could understand that."

-- Einstein, 1938

7. "It does so @#$%ing look like her!"

-- Picasso, 1926

6. "How the @#$% did you work that out?"

-- Pythagoras, 126 BC

5. "You want WHAT on the @#$%ing ceiling?"

-- Michelangelo, 1566

4. "Where the @#$% are we?"

-- Amelia Earhart, 1937

3. "Scattered @#$%ing showers, my ***!"

-- Noah, 4314 BC

2. "Aw c'mon. Who the @#$% is going to find out?"

-- Bill Clinton, 1998

and a drum roll please............!


1. "Geez, I didn't think they'd get this @%#*^ing mad."

-- Saddam Hussein, 2003

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by MKay / December 31, 2004 10:07 PM PST

Well, I guess the times I was tempted to use it in a response on SE didn't make your list !!! Happy
Just kidding

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(NT) (NT) thats a good bunch of funnies
by Mark5019 / December 31, 2004 10:51 PM PST
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#5: a common misconception and source of much contention
by Ziks511 / January 2, 2005 1:57 AM PST

among Art Historians, but the current thinking is now that he said "You mean the whole @#$%ing ceiling !!!" Some younger historians working from newly found texts lean towards a second statement as well, "It'll take @#$%ing years." The earlier accepted subsequent statement, "You're @#$%ing kidding me, your Holiness" having been shown to be a later addition.

Rob "@#$%ing" Boyter

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