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“Moist” and Other Averse Words that Take the Cake


That word. Yes, That word. The word we all love to hate, the world that has our inner squick surfacing, our faces grimacing, and our fingers curling for purchase into any reassuring comfort we can get our hands on. But what is it about that word that we currently can’t even bring ourselves to type(…)


Workers in North Carolina misspelled the word ‘school’ – on a road leading to a high school. Instead of the correct spelling, they painted “shcool” on the road to mark out the school zone. Perhaps they were trying to show how cool it is to go to school? (Source: BBC News)