Oh shit.

This is something that people say when they realize that there's a problem and are suddenly worried.

"Shit" is a curse word, so there are a lot of situations in which it isn't polite to say it:

  • around strangers
  • to people who you are trying to impress, like your boyfriend or girlfriend's family
  • in church
  • if you're a child

There are some people who don't say words like "shit" at all. But most people do use curse words with their close friends and sometimes coworkers.

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