Alternate %^#*! Words

We finally got basic cable here at Haversack -- hurrah!  And one thing we've come to notice is just how difficult it is for TV producers to show modern movies on G-rated television, due to the fact that R-rated movies are so much more prevelant than the G and PG-rated ones.  So here are a few ideas to help them out.   First, some alternative swear words:

  • gee willikers
  • gracious me
  • great scott
  • heaven's to betsy
  • gee whiz
  • durn
  • balderdash
  • cripes
  • blimey
  • shoot
  • drat
  • land sake's
  • jeepers
  • blast and tarnation
  • jiminy
  • gadzooks
  • huzzah
  • by jingo
  • pshaw
  • hot diggity
  • criminy
  • my word
  • egads

Nudity is another problem, but there are numerous ways to work around it.  Right now they put little black rectangles across the naughty bits.  But you could also...

Another problem is the blood factor. There's just way too much gore in R-rated movies to be shown on television.  Currently, the networks basically show all blood and just cut out the most repulsive scenes.  But they could also...


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