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    Default what bullshit mean?

    Dear,
    Previously, one Canadian told me that bullshit is not a bad word, it means nonsense, but i have learning in a english center (called Cleverlearn), one of teacher there, he is form Canada also, said that bullshit is a bad word and it means shit of bull (sorry), i looked up in the oxford dictionary and it said nonsense, so which explaination is right and how to use this word, where can use this word
    thank and regards

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    Default Re: what bullshit mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanTMV
    Dear,
    Previously, one Canadian told me that bullshit is not a bad word, it means nonsense, but i have learning in a english center (called Cleverlearn), one of teacher there, he is form Canada also, said that bullshit is a bad word and it means shit of bull (sorry), i looked up in the oxford dictionary and it said nonsense, so which explaination is right and how to use this word, where can use this word
    thank and regards
    Yes - bull shit means just that - manure. It is also used in the abbreviated form - bs. It is not a very polite word to use in public. You may want to substitute "horse feathers" for it. Same meaning but less offensive.

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    'Bullshit' is slang, but I wouldn't say it was very rude. For some reason, 'shit' is ruder. I'd avoid using it except in relaxed company, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    'Bullshit' is slang, but I wouldn't say it was very rude. For some reason, 'shit' is ruder. I'd avoid using it except in relaxed company, though.
    I can just picture you saying "bull shit" in a meeting. Try "rose fertilizer" instead. Product and product/producer should stay within relaxed company. A rised eye brow and totally out of context "enchanting" works fine. But not on my roses.

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    In a meeting, people say that I'm talking bullshit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    I can just picture you saying "bull shit" in a meeting. Try "rose fertilizer" instead. Product and product/producer should stay within relaxed company. A rised eye brow and totally out of context "enchanting" works fine. But not on my roses.
    Dear twostep,
    sorry for my bad English, I could not understand what you said by saying :A rised eye brow and totally out of context "enchanting" works fine. But not on my roses. Kindly explain for me.

    By the way after I told my teacher about the use of bullshit (meaning nonsense), he laughed so much then sometimes uses that word with a freaky smile

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