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A surprising number of people really dislike the word “moist.” Oberlin College psychologist Paul Thibodeau and his colleagues ran a study to find out why.


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Robbie Gonzalez

My high school English teacher really hated the word “moist.” Actually, I can’t remember if it was “moist,” “plum,” or “loaf.” It might have been all three, because I remember him cringing at the mention of a “moist plum loaf.”