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19 Pop Culture Alternatives For Parents Who Love To Curse

"This is going to be a total clustercuss for everybody."

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1. "Great Scott!"

Christopher Lloyd gave parents everywhere a great cursing alternative with his signature phrase from the Back To The Future films.
Universal

Christopher Lloyd gave parents everywhere a great cursing alternative with his signature phrase from the Back To The Future films.

2. "Dagnabbit."

Warner Bros

Say it in a certain tone and you get your point across.

3. "You're killing me, smalls."

This Sandlot-originated phrase is like, a loving way of saying you kind of hate that person right now, y'know?
20th Century Fox

This Sandlot-originated phrase is like, a loving way of saying you kind of hate that person right now, y'know?

4. "Holy Schnikes!"

Paramount Pictures

Chris Farley wouldn't say "shit" in mixed company, and now neither will you. ;)

5. "Oh, Barnacles."

Spongebob is an expert at hidden expletives, and you can be too -- barnacles can take the place of pretty much any dirty noun.
Paramount Television

Spongebob is an expert at hidden expletives, and you can be too -- barnacles can take the place of pretty much any dirty noun.

6. "Holy Frijoles."

Holy beans better than holy shit.
Dreamworks

Holy beans better than holy shit.

7. "Frak."

Warner Bros. Television

Frak it.

8. "Bless Your Heart."

Everyone knows this is basically southern for "ef you."
Tyler Perry Company

Everyone knows this is basically southern for "ef you."

9. "Sugar. Honey. Iced. Tea."

We see what you did there, Madagascar.
Dreamworks

We see what you did there, Madagascar.

10. "Hold the Pickles."

Netflix

Nothing to do with actual pickles.

11. "Mother Chucker."

CW

This was basically designed for driving kids to school in L.A. traffic.

12. "Funky Butt Loving!"

I don't know what this is, but I do know it's genius.
20th Century Fox

I don't know what this is, but I do know it's genius.

13. Friends Non-Verbal Cursing Motions.

NBC

For when you don't want your spouse to catch you.

14. "D'OH!"

By now we all know what this means.
20th Television

By now we all know what this means.

15. "Shitake Mushrooms."

Miramax

The perfect cover up for a slip up.

16. "A Total Clustercuss."

Keep the kids confused for a few more years before they learn the real phrase.
20th Century Fox

Keep the kids confused for a few more years before they learn the real phrase.

17. "Blerg."

NBC

Nerd-speak for dammit.

18. "Son of a Bee Sting."

Ron Burgandy's take on a cussing classic.
Dreamworks Pictures

Ron Burgandy's take on a cussing classic.

19. "Merlin's Beard!"

Warner Bros.

This J.K. Rowling-coined phrase can be a really powerful expletive when used correctly.

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