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After Outpouring Of Islamophobia, Oxford Dictionaries Suspends Most-Hated Word Survey

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.25.2016 | Arts

UPDATE: Oxford Dictionaries suspended its #OneWordMap most-hated words project today. An update to the blog post describing the feature stated: “We ...

The Worst Word Ever

Zoë Triska | Posted 11.18.2012 | Home
Zoë Triska

Many of us are bothered by seemingly random words. Last year, we asked our readers to contribute the words they shuddered upon hearing, and they assailed "moist," "viscous," and "maggots," among others.