VIDEO: The World’s Grossest Words

I love language, and I hate censorship. But I still believe there are words that should never be said. Forget about four-letter words, slurs, and blasphemy; I’m talking about awful, demoralizing, soul-decaying words. Words like “audit,” “vegan,” “aperitif,” and “feelings.”

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— Benjamin Samuel is the co-editor of Electric Literature. He hates the non-word “nother” even though he still uses it, but’s that a whole nother story. Find him on Twitter.

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