WOMEN

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

11/04/2011 12:04 pm ET | Updated Jan 02, 2012

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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