What is the ugliest word in the English language to women? According to the experts there are six of them, and most are disliked because of their overt sexual connotations as well as for the way they sound. Do you concur?
Experts in the UK asked 500 women what they thought the world’s most unpleasant words were and the responses were reduced to 6 universally disliked selections:
“The common denominator seems to be disgust, either toward bodily functions or sex,” Paul Thibodeau, a language psychologist at Oberlin College, told Yahoo Health.
Other words which made the list were words like “chunky” which were rejected in the context of body shape where it represents a “full-figured” body shape but found to be OK when used to describer peanut butter.
The word “flap” which many associated with a skin flap, a phrase and context that most women dread.
And so we ask you: what you think of these words and which words you find the ugliest in the English language?