The other night during dinner, we were talking about something (don’t remember the exact topic) and I said, “that shit drives me crazy.” The Girl asked why people say shit when they could just say stuff.
I replied that sometimes stuff doesn’t have the necessary Ooomph to convey the meaning. Sometimes the word needs to be a little stronger to get the point across. And, there are times that stuff just wouldn’t sound right in the sentence. As an example, I said, “it wouldn’t really work to say Oh, bullstuff!”
That’s when Hubbinator, the Boy, the Girl and I started a list of Expressions that Don’t Work Without Shit:
Boy, he’s got stuff for brains!
I need to take a stuff!
Oh, stuff! I forgot to get milk at the store.
I’m not very good at golf. I just do it for stuff and giggles.
Ah, stuff the bed, Fred!
Holy stuff!! Did you see that??
I don’t watch horror movies. They scare the stuff out of me.
Watch out for that dog stuff!
Oh, man! The stuff is about to hit the fan!
I don’t give a stuff what your friend told you to do. I said ‘No!’
Man, it smells like stuff in here.
You just can’t believe him. He’s so full of stuff all the time.
And, the “revamped” version of my personal favorite: Ah, stuff on a stick!
What are some other good ones that we missed?