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Helveticurse swear jar

Helveticurse is the exploration of a glossary-type website that contrasts the neutrality of Helvetica with the offensiveness of English curse words. Related content is pulled from Google, Wikipedia and Twitter.

Helveticurse is a CHEDONLINE project and is designed and developed with love and curiosity by Charles Lim aka Ched. It was inspired by sites like Newswordy and films like Helvetica.


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pussy
/ˈpʊsi/


Definition

noun /ˈpʊsi/
pussies, plural

  • A cat
  • vulgar. A woman’s genitals
  • offensive. Women in general, considered sexually
  • offensive. Sexual intercourse with a woman
  • vulgar. A weak, cowardly, or effeminate man
Full definition for pussy

Wikipedia

The word pussy is a noun, an adjective, and in rare uses a verb in the English language. It has several meanings, including use as slang, as euphemism, and as vulgarity. Because of its multiple senses including both innocent and vulgar connotations, it is often the subject of double entendre.

The etymology of the word is not entirely clear. Several different senses of the word have different histories or origins.

Common meanings of the noun include "cat", "coward or weakling", and "the human vulva or vagina" or by extension "sexual intercourse with a woman". [...]

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