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Getting Your Period: Hysterical (And Just Bad) Movie Euphemisms (Video)

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Whether it is "on the rag," "that time of the month," or "the curse," it seems as if euphemisms have represented and misrepresented menstruation forever.

We looked at seven examples from popular movies in which a euphemism is used to describe periods humorously, unintentionally, sarcastically and in the case of Carrie, traumatically. Take a look:

What Hollywood Calls Your Period
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Filed by Zeynep Lokmanoglu