Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 8 months ago

why is the word poop used by adults?

It is a very childish word that has become a household term. Ridiculous.

Update:

"Doody" would be an appropriate term.

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  • 8 months ago

    It’s called feces not poop the word poop is said by kids not adults.

  • 8 months ago

    I call it its technical term of "feces"

    Source(s): Nurse
  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    As for ads, the media won't let you say s***. What else is there they will accept that companies are willing to call it? 

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Thank you,Doody,is still impolite and yes.

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  • 8 months ago

    Whatever floats your boat.  I pretty rarely use the word myself, because I have no young children around anymore.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Because it's clear, and short, and understood by Dutch folk.

    What's the alternative?  Excrement? Faeces?

    I've never heard "doody"

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Because some adults speak to children

  • 8 months ago

    I feel like a lot of alternatives to the term poop are either overly crass or overly medical.

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Are you kidding? So every time we need to mention it, you'd rather say excrement or bodily waste? Poop is 1 syllable. That's why.

  • 8 months ago

    Fine, we'll use "potty". Happy?

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