Results for - Poo...wait!;am I swearing?

1,803 voters participated in this survey

I used the p-word in kindergarten once and nearly got my mouth washed out with soap. Times have surely changed since then!

1. Have you ever been under the impression that the word "poop" is a swear word that shouldn't be uttered in polite company?

Yes, but only when I was a child.
11%
190 votes
Yes, but it was years or decades ago when it seemed everyone I knew thought it to be a profanity.
7%
130 votes
No, I don't recall it ever being considered that nasty a word
53%
957 votes
I still think it's a word better avoided in polite company
17%
306 votes
Unsure
12%
220 votes

2. Why do you think "poop" has become a more acceptable word over time?

It sounds much less harsh than many alternatives to describe the same thing/s.
45%
804 votes
Have you heard what passes for acceptable language in pop music and on TV nowadays?!
12%
208 votes
It's part of a general devolution of societal morality and manners.
8%
136 votes
I still don't think the word is all that acceptable!
9%
169 votes
A combination of at least two of the first three options
13%
238 votes
I've other thoughts about the matter which I may share in a comment.
14%
248 votes

3. What other words do you prefer over or in addition to "poop" as terms for solid bodily waste?

Poo (what a difference one letter makes?)
33%
590 votes
Dung
7%
129 votes
Dump (as in "taking a...")
15%
274 votes
Crap
28%
502 votes
Sh*t
26%
461 votes
Sh*te
5%
97 votes
Feces
15%
277 votes
Execrement
11%
194 votes
Nightsoil
2%
35 votes
Turd/s
12%
221 votes
Stool
21%
386 votes
Other part/s unlisted here I may mention in a comment
15%
272 votes

4. Do you think this survey is full of...well, you can figure it out, right?

Yes, why ever would someone ask about such a subject?!
28%
506 votes
No, there have been surveys here at least or more bizarre/unsettling/whatever than this.
27%
488 votes
Who cares?;we're getting points out of it!
35%
631 votes
I've something else to say about the matter that I may share in a comment.
10%
178 votes
12/23/2015 Living 1803 52 By: jlrake

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