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You don't need a demo, just play a regular game and imagine everybody's got a thick Liverpool accent and every 3rd word is a profanity.

I still don't understand why the word "bloody" is considered a profanity in Britain...

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Explanation of "bloody":

Some say it may be derived from the phrase "by Our Lady", a sacrilegious invocation of the Virgin Mary. The abbreviated form "By'r Lady"

...slang appropriation of words that in some cases appear to bear little relation to their source: "Crikey" for "Christ"; "Gee" for "Jesus"; "Heck" for "Hell"; "Gosh" for "God"; "dash", "dang" or "darn" for "damn"

You'll note all of the references above are all religious, not one references... um... let's call it 'bodily functions'. As the old saying goes, believe it... or not ;)

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You don't need a demo, just play a regular game and imagine everybody's got a thick Liverpool accent and every 3rd word is a profanity.

We call it Scouse Mikey ;)

Explanation of "bloody":

You'll note all of the references above are all religious, not one references... um... let's call it 'bodily functions'. As the old saying goes, believe it... or not ;)

Well...."Berk" is a contraction of "Berkshire hunt"...

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I still don't understand why the word "bloody" is considered a profanity in Britain...

Possibly because although the word itself isn't particularly offensive, it's used as an expletive, and at times of heightened emotion. Heightened emotions are best left to those strange foreigners. And the French.

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The selection of profanity available to Americans really sucks (a case in point).

All weve got are the 'big four' combined pretty much at random. Where's the creativity? Some languages are much more creative, adding your great-grandma's three-legged donkey to your family tree perhaps. ;)

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"Kankerhoer", "Kankerhond" or "Kankerleijer" are very popular words here, altough they are not really respectfull to everyone.

They have mean cancer combined with prostitute, dog or sufferer. Not sure if this is anything to be proud of though...

And with german profanity, it isnt about what you say, but how you say it :)

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