In the British Aisles, however, the word is quite commonplace in culture, and is thrown around by working-class folks. It can be used to refer to either a man or a woman, they might be mean-spirited, but they may also be dim-witted, arrogant, cowardly, boorish or just someone who makes one's life miserable. In the film "Sexy Beast," Ben Kingsley and Ray Winstone use the word "cunt" approximately sixty-five thousand times each.
American: "You said the c-word out in public? Oh my gosh... I think I need to sit down."
It has almost replaced the word 'mate', often used in Australia to refer to people in a conversation when they can't be bothered trying to remember your name.
American feminist: I find that insulting
Sick Aussie Cunt: Piss off
Sick Aussie Cunt 1: Sup cunt?
Sick Aussie Cunt 2: Nothing much, cunt.