In Chinese the rudest word is the one for cunt, 'bi', first tone. Fun for foreigners new to a tonal language, as 'bi' third tone is the word for 'pen'. Beijingers say 'cao' = 'fuck' a lot, and I was pleased to find that like English you can swear anywhere in the sentence.


BTW I always remember from my days as a concrete layer hearing this immortal reponse to a question on what was wrong with our cement mixer. 'The fucking fucker's fucked' came the reply. The language of Shakespeare - not that he would have minded

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Noises made by pigs in different languages
Noises made by roosters in different languages
Learn Common Courtesy in Different Languages
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The Smarties' characters' names in different languages

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