Last night, in front of thousands of people, Donald Trump stood on stage and called Ted Cruz a pussy. And while you are not supposed to say the word “pussy,” members of the media are especially not supposed to say the word “pussy.” So instead, they got creative.

Here are some of our favorite feats of linguistic gymnastics done in the name of moral decency, ranked.


11. CBS


10. Bustle


9. NBC


8. Bloomberg


7. Mother Jones


6. Politico


5. The Daily Banter


4. Fox News


3. CNN


2. The New York Times


1. Time