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Re: Offensive word F. *. *. *

Posted by T. Webb on January 14, 2002

In Reply to: Offensive word F. *. *. * posted by T. Webb on January 14, 2002

OK - This is not one of my favorite expression in spite of the fact that I was once in the Marines and it was part of many phrases and acronyms.

The case is... I once read that this expression came from a puritan practice whereby they carved these letters .... F. U. C. K. on gallows when someone (Mostly women, since people were convinced it was more sinful when women did it than men) were found fornicating. The letters mean .... "Found in Unlawful Carnal Knowledge." Can anyone verify this for me?