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Media: Why do People Hate the Word ''Moist''? Slate Discusses Word Aversion
Word Aversion is a term coined to describe the intense revulsion some people experience on hearing a word like "moist", independent of its real-world connotation. Word Aversion is discussed by a linguistics professor and was brought up in Language Log. Is it a real phenomenon? Is it simply socially transmitted?
Read more: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_good_word/2013/04/word_aversion_hate_moist_slacks_crevice_why_do_people_hate_words.html
|Date Posted:||April 01, 2013|