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Respect is not earned through modesty.

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Tiffanee 1 year ago

I am very witty but I have a bad mouth

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KevinBarner 1 year ago

That's why I don't cuss much.

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Caitlyn 1 year ago


Don't expect much respect here though. It seems that word doesn't exist.

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Synyster 1 year ago

But one can be vulgar and witty at the same time. Still, that's not how it usually works out.

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JerryHendrickson 1 year ago

When you are being witty, it can border on vulgarity....

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JD 1 year ago

In response to “When you are being witty, it can border on...

Chaucer is an excellent example. : )

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semple 1 year ago

As always, it depends mostly on how the words are used.

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semple 1 year ago

Not a substitute, though often complimentary.

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Bozette 1 year ago

but you can use both

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Yankee_Douche 1 year ago

Sadly varying degrees of vulgarity have suplanted a great many things in life now besides speech. Vulgarity shows a lack of wit.

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Brianl 1 year ago

There is a profession called "shock jock".

The modern term means jesting, but originally "wit" meant knowledge. In a court trial, somebody who had knowledge in the case might be called to give his wit-ness. The resemblance between wit and humor has been lost.

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SmartAZ 2 months ago

They can exist together in proportion, but if you require vulgarity to get your point across, you are lacking.

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Will_Janitor 2 months ago