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20th Dec 2016

C*ck, F*ck And C*nt – These Are The Most Offensive British Swear Words

Alana Laverty

Some people curse, others don’t.

So these lists will either be highly offensive to you, or just part of your daily vocab.

The UK’s communications regulator, Ofcom, interviewed over 200 British people on how offensive they found a long list of 150 rude words, curses and insults.

Proceed with caution. 

The following were ranked as mild: 

  1. Arse
  2. Bloody
  3. Bugger
  4. Cow
  5. Crap
  6. Damn
  7. Ginger
  8. Git
  9. God
  10. Goddam
  11. Jesus Christ
  12. Minger
  13. Sod-off

How British. 

These were ranked as medium:

  1. Arsehole
  2. Balls
  3. Bint
  4. Bitch
  5. Bollocks
  6. Bullshit
  7. Feck
  8. Munter
  9. Pissed/pissed off
  10. Shit
  11. Son of a bitch
  12. Tits

Good ol’ feck. 

The following were crowned as strong:

  1. Bastard
  2. Beaver
  3. Beef curtains
  4. Bellend
  5. Bloodclaat
  6. Clunge
  7. Cock
  8. Dick
  9. Dickhead
  10. Fanny
  11. Flaps
  12. Gash
  13. Knob
  14. Minge
  15. Prick
  16. Punani
  17. Pussy
  18. Snatch
  19. Twat

Beef curtains… ew. 

Honestly, the majority of those made me squirm. Maybe I just don’t watch enough British TV…

And, finally, the strongest of the strong:

  1. Cunt
  2. Fuck
  3. Motherfucker

Do you agree? I dunno, I feel like the last list was more offensive than these guys. Fuck and motherfucker? I didn’t even flinch. 

Maybe we just hear these more in Ireland…

I think we can agree on one thing – British curse words are bizarre.

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