Health, Lifestyle

What word makes you cringe?

Melissa Imbesi by Melissa Imbesi
August 21st, 2015

There are certain words in the English language that belong in Wrong Town. If we’re getting technical, it’s called ‘word aversion’ and most of us have one or two that we just can’t bring ourselves to say, or just makes you shudder to hear. Mine are…and it actually makes me physically cringe just to type them…are ‘fanny’ and ‘panties.’ Those words make me fifty shades of uncomfortable and you’ll never, ever hear them come out of my mouth.

Underwear brand Knixwear surveyed 500 women and asked them about the words that make them most uncomfortable.

Here are the top six most cringe-worthy words:

6. FLAP

5. CURD

4. CHUNKY

3. PANTIES

2. SQUIRT

And coming in at number one, every woman’s fave:

moist

Check out these women’s reactions when confronted by their worst words:

What word make you cringe?

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