Re: Asterisks

Discussion in 'UK and Europe' started by Mark Thompson, Sep 28, 2004.

  1. > Can someone please tell me why a lot of
    > people here tend to replace letters of the
    > alphabet with asterisks in such words as
    > "h*lm*ts" (helmets), "H*lfo***" (Halfords)
    > and so on.

    > ...or am i missing something?

    Either to piss you off, because it's a naughty word, or possibly from the
    more mature people 'cos the thread isn't a 'regular' helmet thread (i.e.
    impossibly long and filled with stuff you've seen before from both sides).
    The postie thing might be an example.