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    Is piss off a foul language?

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    Is piss off a foul language?

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    I don't think it is any more. You won't hear the f-word on most American talk-shows -- it will be bleeped. But the censors don't seem to mind "piss off". However, it's called slang by Collins Dictionary and vulgar by the AHD.

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    Re: piss off

    On a scale of one to four for offensiveness, it would come in at number three.

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    Is piss off a foul language?

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    Yes, it is. You should only use it with friends or enemies - ie. people you know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    I don't think it is any more. You won't hear the f-word on most American talk-shows -- it will be bleeped. But the censors don't seem to mind "piss off". However, it's called slang by Collins Dictionary and vulgar by the AHD.
    There is a lot of language allowed on TV now that is still considered profane. I would expect trouble if my daughter said it to a teacher.

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    Re: piss off

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    There is a lot of language allowed on TV now that is still considered profane. I would expect trouble if my daughter said it to a teacher.
    There would also be trouble if a teacher said it to my daughter.

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