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Discussion » Questions » Communication » Why the heck do people say 'why the heck/why the hull or what heck/et al -instead of just plain',what' (are you doing)?

Why the heck do people say 'why the heck/why the hull or what heck/et al -instead of just plain',what' (are you doing)?

"What did you do that for?"

"Why did you let the air out of all my tires?"

Posted - April 5

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  • 7488
    Where the hell is heck?
      April 5, 2019 1:29 AM MDT
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  • 6813
    It's in the heaven part of hell where the heat is not so bad and the demons are armed with big spoons instead of pitchforks. This post was edited by Kittigate at April 5, 2019 1:51 AM MDT
      April 5, 2019 1:50 AM MDT
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  • 5528
    When I was like 3, my mother slapped me for repeating a cartoon laugh that sounded like I was saying "hell, hell, hell". 
      April 5, 2019 7:19 AM MDT
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