Why So Many People Hate The Word “Moist”

This cake looks “delicious.”

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You might describe it as …”moist.”

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But the “m” word is an awful word…

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Why is it we don’t have a problem with words like “wet” or “damp?”

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It feels gross to say … you know … “moist.”

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Maybe it has something to do with the “oi” sound. Like in “ointment” or “goiter.”

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But more likely it has to do with the fact that that word makes you think more of bodily fluids than cake.

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Nobody thinks about bodily fluids while enjoying cake.

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…or, you know…

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It is an innocent enough word, but you feel dirty using it.

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It comes from the Latin word “muscidus” which meant “slimy,” “moldy,” “musty” and gave us the word “mucus.”

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You are not alone. A lot of people don’t like the “m” word either.

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So please, stop using the “m” word.

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Thanks!

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