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sca·tol·o·gy

 (skă-tŏl′ə-jē, skə-)
n. pl. sca·tol·o·gies
1. The study of fecal excrement, as in medicine, paleontology, or biology. Also called coprology.
2. Obscene language or literature, especially that dealing pruriently or humorously with excrement and excretory functions.

scat′o·log′i·cal (skăt′l-ŏj′ĭ-kəl), scat′o·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
sca·tol′o·gist n.

scatological

(ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or less commonly

scatologic

adj
1. characterized by obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement
2. (Pathology) of or relating to the scientific study of excrement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scatological - dealing pruriently with excrement and excretory functions; "scatological literature"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"

scatological

adjective
Offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunchy.
Translations

scatological

[ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJescatológico
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The rest of the novel is an exercise in Rabelaisian humor, alternating between learned disquisitions and outlandishly disgusting sexual and/ or scatological encounters.
Recording videos of himself playing tunes in his toilet may seem a bit odd, off-putting to the more scatological among us, but actually the acoustics tend to be pretty good in there (why do you think it so difficult not to sing in the shower?).
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Feug and Regeur were the first to suggest that Mozart might have suffered from Gilles de la Tourette syndrome at the World Congress of Psychiatry in Vienna in 1983, due to descriptions of the composer's scatological behaviour and the way in which the film Amadeus, directed by Milos Forman and scripted by Peter Shaffer, characterises the protagonist.
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His dense, complex music, which spanned every genre from psychedelic rock and do-wop to jazz and neo-classical (as well as inventing a few new ones of its own) courted controversy with its political satire and often scatological humour, all of which delighted and polarised its listeners in equal measure.
The exhibition includes works made between 1980 and 2015, organized into four sections: "Auto-Generated Forms," which includes the early pigment piles and the artist's signature optical devices; "Many Kinds of Beauty," in which soulful pristine geometries (including When I Am Pregnant, 1992) will appear with more grotesque and scatological forms; "Time," which features the pulchritudinous red dome At the Edge of the World, 1998; and "Unpredictable Forces," which returns to themes of self-generation and fantasies of the "autonomous expression of matter," as demonstrated by the mechanical arm of My Red Homeland, 2003, grinding ceaselessly through mountains of oily, pigmented wax.
Dutsch and Suter present this volume examining the use of sexual and scatological obscenities in Greco-Roman text and art.
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An expletive-laden tale full of innuendo and scatological humour, the film's future had been in doubt after entertainment giant Sony said it was cancelling the release following an embarrassing cyber-attack on its corporate network and threats against moviegoers.