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What do the words ‘curd’, ‘moist’ and ‘flap’ have in common?


Curds from homogenized milk -- it won't work! Source: Cooking For Geeks





Are you shuddering yet?

If you are a woman – or indeed a human – you may well be.

A survey carried out on behalf of a US underwear company has found that the words moist, squirt, panties, chunky, curd and flap are the ones that women find the most uncomfortable.

Panties in a tree Source: PetroleumJelliffe

Many of the 500 women who answered the Knix Wear survey identified factors such as societal connotations, sexual undertones or even the way the words roll off your tongue as potential reasons why they can’t quite cope with the likes of ‘curd’.


Knix Wear by the way, makes a “line of leak proof and absorbent underwear” with “moisture wicking and deodorising technology”.





Why must you torture us Knix Wear? Why?


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