Bastard means something though: a child born out of wedlock. I think. But anyways, arse is fine, but ass isn't? The entire idea behind profanity is ridiculous; insults and harassment are one thing, but self-deprecation is another...
EDIT: Mispoke. I know this a repeatedly-traversed tangent here.
Last edited by Ben Rogers; 09-11-2005 at 12:37 PM.
In school we're currently studying Midsummernights Dream and the teacher had to spend ages explaining to one person the difference between an arse and an ass.
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