morfizm (morfizm) wrote,
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Занятное языковое, эвфемизмы сленга и наоборот

"a really big/cool/great/nasty/terrible something (whatever quality the something has, it's being greatly emphasized)"
=> "(one) hell of a something" (сленговая форма оригинала)
=> "(one) heck of a something" (эвфемизм сленга)
=> "(one) hecuva something" (сленговая форма эвфемизма!)
Tags: fun, language, linguistics
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