Alternative Phrases To Use At Work Instead of Swearing

Below are some alternative phrases to use at work instead of swearing. I definitely know some former work colleagues (and myself) who could’ve benefited from using some of these alternatives in the workplace.


TRY SAYING: I think you could use some more training.
INSTEAD OF: You don’t know what the f*** you’re doing

TRY SAYING: She’s an aggressive go-getter.
INSTEAD OF: She’s a f***ing bi***

TRY SAYING: Perhaps I can work late.
INSTEAD OF: And when the f*** do you expect me to do this?

TRY SAYING: I’m certain that isn’t feasible.
INSTEAD OF: No f***ing way.

INSTEAD OF: You’ve got to be sh***ing me!

TRY SAYING: Perhaps you should check with…
INSTEAD OF: Tell someone who gives a sh**?

TRY SAYING: I wasn’t involved in the project.
INSTEAD OF: It’s not my f***ing problem.

TRY SAYING: That’s interesting.
INSTEAD OF: What the f***?

TRY SAYING: I’m not sure this can be implemented.
INSTEAD OF: This sh** won’t work

TRY SAYING: I’ll try to schedule that.
INSTEAD OF: Why the f*** didn’t you tell me sooner?

TRY SAYING: He’s not familiar with the issues.
INSTEAD OF: He’s got his head up his a**

TRY SAYING: I don’t think you understand.
INSTEAD OF: Shove it up your a**

TRY SAYING: I love a challenge.
INSTEAD OF: This f***ing job sucks.

TRY SAYING: He’s somewhat insensitive.
INSTEAD OF: He’s a f***ing pr*ck.

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