Quotes For When You're All Out Of Ideas

In school and work, I have often been assumed to be one of those "goodie goodies" who would never swear.

Suffice it to say, when there was an occasion to hang out with peers in a more casual setting, people were surprised, shocked, absolutely gobsmacked to hear me swear.

To which I must then explain that just because I opt to not swear in the classroom or office, doesn't mean that I don't have a wide vocabulary in my off hours.

I just avoid swearing in places where, you know, it's unprofessional.

But at home? Bring on the cussing.

Especially when I'm in the middle of a big project or deep cleaning binge.

I get that from my father.

No home reno project is complete without him "thinking aloud" with language my Mum gave up on trying to stave off years ago.

Instead, she just made sure that I know when such language is appropriate.

In the classroom or office? No.

When hanging out with friends? Sure.

While attempting to assemble Ikea furniture? Oh hell yes.