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car put in her order, and, a bit flustered since it was still new to him, he asked her if she wanted "any f.....g fries with that."
Others avoid profanities at all costs. Snagglepuss, a popular Hanna-Barbera cartoon character, would exclaim, “Heavens to Murgatroyd” when others might use a profanity. Another character often said, “Oh, my stars and garters!” which is actually an old English expression, first cited in 1765. The garters in question have nothing to do with hosiery, but rather with the Noble Order of the Garter, which is the highest heraldic order bestowed by a British monarch. “Stars and garters” was used as a generic name for the trappings of high office.
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In Theodore Roosevelt's opinion, "Profanity is the parlance of the fool. Why curse when there is such a magnificent language with which to discourse?"