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    #1

    abusive,foul,dirty..........

    What are the differences among :
    1. abusive language,
    2. foul language,
    3. dirty language
    May I guess ?

    abusive language and foul language are mainly the same but:
    1. literally, abusive language is not as rude as foul language yet, the implication are basically identical
    2. dirty language is a kind of foul language related to sex
    Any others alternatives for the same meaning?

    Tks/ ju

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    #2

    Re: abusive,foul,dirty..........

    Generally, abusive language is meant to hurt another person.

    "You're a worthless idiot! I can't stand the sight of you!"


    Foul language and dirty language mean pretty much the same thing, the use of obscene words.

    "The Mona Lisa is fu*cking beautiful."

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    #3

    Re: abusive,foul,dirty..........

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner View Post

    "The Mona Lisa is fu*cking beautiful."
    I can't figure out what the missing letter is there, mykwyner.

    Ju, please take the trouble to write thanks in full.

    Rover

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    #4

    Re: abusive,foul,dirty..........

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I can't figure out what the missing letter is there, mykwyner.

    Ju, please take the trouble to write thanks in full.

    Rover
    Thank you for telling me, Rover. I will follow your advice........ju

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