A form of self-censorship
practiced at work
to avoid offensive or cuss words. Typically includes
cuss-replacements you learned from your grandma. Potentially embarrassing if accidentally used outside of work
at parties or in the company
of your drunk
May also be used in the company
of grandparents, teachers, preachers, and others who disapprove of cussing.
Does not apply to all professions. Musicians and construction workers have no need for a work
-Did you just say fuck?
-Yeah, sorry. I forgot to use my work mouth
At a party:
-Did you just say fiddlesticks?
-Yeah, sorry. I still have my work mouth