Genteel Euphemisms for Terms That Are All Too Familiar

Genteel Euphemisms for Terms That Are All Too Familiar

Genteel Euphemisms for Terms That Are All Too Familiar

Just for fun, here are some euphemisms for everyday terms, described in more eloquent language perhaps than they merit:

 * Carnal knowledge -- Having a close encounter free of garments and other impediments to direct tactile stimulation.

* Biting off more than you can chew -- Orally extracting an amount that exceeds what one is comfortably able to masticate.

* That's B.S. -- Your assertion reminds one of bovine excretion.

* Sh__faced -- Bearing an expression that one normally associates with the act of removing solid waste from the body.

* Can't tell your ass from your elbow -- Unable to differentiate between your dorsal side orifice and the joint connecting your forearm and upper arm.

* Stepping in a pile of crap -- A pedestrian ventures into an accretion of human waste.

* Go fu__ yourself  -- Engage in the act of physical consummation with yourself

* Up to your eyeballs in crap -- To find yourself surrounded at the visual level by unpleasantly aromatic organic waste.

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