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    Boulder dash

    I would like to know if boulder dash is less vulgar than b.s. word? I ask that question because I heard that term during an interview.


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    Re: Boulder dash

    The word is actually balderdash. It is an old-fashioned word, and used now to be humourously dismissive, to call something nonsense.
    Yes, it is completely non-vulgar, and if used, gives the impression that what is being dismissed as nonsense is so ridiculous, it is laughable.
    BS runs the gamut, from a friendly tone of voice and a smile = somebody's exaggerating, or you think what they're saying is wrong (such as trying to tell you their football team will beat your football team next Saturday) etc; to furiously angry, when it would be, 'that's f*****g bs'
    Last edited by David L.; 27-Sep-2008 at 02:42.

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    Re: Boulder dash

    Thank you again. I can say I learn something for real and I'm not joking at all.

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