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It is definitely weird-sounding. If you say my sister is showing me a sh*t you are definitely referring to a specific pile of fecal matter, and most probably one created ("taken," we would say) by your sister. Not likely to be what really happened. But if you leave out the a or put some in there instead, the word can refer to pretty much anything. If you ...


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Your feeling about the right form is correct. This sense of "some sh*t" is equivalent to "some stuff" or "some junk", meaning something something not important enough to be described.


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A loving relative would probably respond differently from a stranger to being thanked. A person in a business or formal situation might say one of a number of things, such as 'you are welcome', 'that's OK', 'don't mention it', etc (I don't like it when people say 'no problem'). However, there is no 'rule' governing what a fond grandmother has to say to a ...


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