Why do you use euphemisms?
I do it to spare someone's feelings , or to avoid graphic language around children. Mostly , I am not in favor of widespread use of euphemistic speech for PC purposes.
It is particularly in Antigone's last scene that euphemisms are found in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.). Specifically, euphemisms are round about ways of discussing delicate or heart wrenching topics. For example, Theban Princess Antigone offers euphemisms for death. For example, she speaks of Hades giving sleep to mortals. She then talks of setting forth on her last trip, which is a euphemism for death.
When parents use euphemisms to name genitals they give their child the message that these parts of the body are?
shameful or embarrassing The word you're looking for is probably taboo, or something similar. But the validity of this statement is debatable. Some people think that by using euphemisms to describe genitals they are sending a message that somehow they are bad or are something to be ashamed of, while other people feel that using these euphemisms gives the children names for their body parts that are either cuter than the technical name, easier for…