As ludicrous as it may sound, there are some words that have a phobia-like affect on me. Just hearing them makes my skin crawl, my fingertips tingle and my stomach churn. I don’t know if it’s something to do with their definitions or if it’s the way a person’s mouth has to move when each word is spoken aloud; but more often than not I am the one in the room who is detrimentally affected by a mere pronunciation.
I want to get these words out in the open, force myself to stare at them, and god-forbid maybe even have the guts to speak them aloud without getting stuck in fits of laughter. It’s like exposure therapy, right? Maybe but doing this, I can finally move on from this extremely odd word-phobia.
Here is my (ever-growing) list of disgusting words…
Does anybody else experience this? Feel free to comment your own I just love hearing which words people hate!