The Science Behind Why Words Like Moist Make You Want to Vomit

We are universally grossed out by words that we mentally associate with bodily functions.

Psychologists revealed in a new study from Oberlin College and Trinity University in the US on word aversion that it’s a question of what our brains associate it with.

Unsurprisingly, most of the words came into the language with a non-offensive meaning, but with our filthy animal instincts we’ve given them sexual undertones.

A lot of them are actually baking terms!

A poll on Twitter revealed the words people hate the most!