Mild "curse" words - porca miseria?

Have a question about Italian grammar? Need a quick translation from Italian to English or vice versa? Post it here!
Post Reply
darmox
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:08 pm

Mild "curse" words - porca miseria?

Post by darmox » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:16 pm

I'm looking for VERY MILD words to use when frustrated. Is porca miseria okay to use anytime? Like around children and old people?????

Dylan Thomas
Posts: 82
Joined: Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:08 pm

Re: Mild "curse" words - porca miseria?

Post by Dylan Thomas » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:42 am

(1) very mild
(2) mild
(3) quite mild

I’ve given a number to the words according to their “mildness” (but it’s just my opinion). Of course, it very much depends on people’s moral or cultural sensibilities, social class, education, etc. Also, it would be safer to avoid them with children even though I hear them using words much less mild than those you’re looking for (I’m a middle school teacher).

porca miseria (2) , porco cane (2) , porca vacca (3), accidenti (1), dannazione (3), maledizione (3), cavolo (2)…

DT

darmox
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:08 pm

Re: Mild "curse" words - porca miseria?

Post by darmox » Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:36 pm

Hey, thanks for the response, Dylan! I didn't get a notification for some reason, so I didn't realize there was a reply. I DEFINTELY don't want to use the words you'd hear in middle school. Haha. Thanks again!

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests