Nearly Everyone Hates the Word ‘Moist’

moistGood examines the near-overwhelming aversion to the word “moist” and its very palpable ick-inducing quality.  Is it the word’s mouthfeel? (Heh.)  Something to do with the “oi” diphthong? Some sort of association with secretions?  Feel free to speculate!  [via Buzzfeed]

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