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One of students' favorite "gotchas" to use is catching an adult saying shut up in a school. This results from classrooms where teachers ban the use of "shut up" for everyone, students and adults alike. I'm not found of using shut up with students, it shows an obvious and stark lack of respect for what they are saying, but is it on the same footing as cursing--which is both disrespectful and profane?