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    The "C" word

    I watch a tv program and they mentioned a bad word ( "c" word); please somebody tell me what is that famous "c" word?

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    #2

    Re: The "C" word

    Same as in your language, a synonym for arepa. Just type your question into google.

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    Re: The "C" word

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Same as in your language, a synonym for arepa. Just type your question into google.
    I do not understand.

    The thread starter was presumably referring to a bad word, which we cannot repeat on this website.

    I do not understand why we learners were told to google "arepa," which is a food made with corn.

    If this is a joke, I think that there are others who do not understand, either.

    Could someone please explain it to us learners? (Of course, in delicate language!)

    Thank you.

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    #4

    Re: The "C" word

    TheParser, it looks like arepa has another meaning in Colombian slang:

    Colombian Slang

    This should clear you up.

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    Re: The "C" word

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    TheParser, it looks like arepa has another meaning in Colombian slang:

    Colombian Slang

    This should clear you up.

    As you young people say: OMG!

    I am blushing as I type this.

    Thanks again for clearing up the matter.

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    #6

    Re: The "C" word

    Quote Originally Posted by gabrielteacher View Post
    I watch a tv program and they mentioned a bad word ( "c" word); please somebody tell me what is that famous "c" word?
    Most probably 'contrafibularity'.


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    #7

    Re: The "C" word

    You're making me anaspeptic, frasmotic, even compunctuous.

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    #8

    Re: The "C" word

    I can't believe there exists a thread where this quote is fitting.
    Michael: Get rid of the Seaward*.
    Lucille: [stunned] I'll leave when I'm good and ready.
    - S02E02 Arrested Development
    *the Seaward is the name of a boat. "Seaward" literally sounds like "c-word".

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    #9

    Re: The "C" word

    The term 'c-word' is quite useful - appropriate for many western languages. (I won't list them, but if you speak a Romance language you'll be able to recognize yours. )

    Incidentally, the harmless rabbit (Latin cunniculus, Spanish conejo) used to have the informal name 'cunny'. Fur made from rabbit skins is still called 'coney' (but not rhyming with money or honey), but the childish word 'cunny' was a bit near the knuckle for the more prudish tastes of the 19th century, so it was changed to 'bunny'. So 'bunny rabbit' is a rabbit rabbit.

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