the f word
...and it's totally safe for work.
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Welcome to the club, ladies.
I must admit, there have been times when I've really wanted to blurt out something foul -- on the highway, during arguments with my husband or when trying to get the cap off of a bottle of ibuprofen when I'm particularly hormonal -- and wished there was an effective alternative to blurting the F-word.
Call me strange, but there's something to be said for self-expression that involves tact and respect. We can express ourselves by raising hope instead of our middle fingers. People need not resort to jumping on the "F*cktard" bandwagon to make a point, provide information or convey a sense of humor.
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