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    12 Names Zombies Should Never Be Called

    The Walking Dead needs to up their zombie name game. Come on guys, giving them cute nicknames won't make them any less terrifying. We all know what's going on here.

    1. Walkers

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    By far the most prevalent word used to describe the undead in the show.

    2. Lurkers

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    What they call zombies that — for plot reasons — are capable of playing dead until the jump moment.

    3. Biters

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    The people of Woodbury like their zombie synonyms simple and to the point.

    4. Floaters

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    Nothing makes the undead sound even less appealing than referring to them by a synonym for shit.

    5. Lame-Brains

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    Who is naming things in post-apocalyptia? My nine-year-old?

    6. Geeks

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    Okay Daryl, now that's just fucking insulting.

    7. Creepers

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    Someone's been playing too much Minecraft.

    BUT THE SHOW DOESN'T HAVE THE MONOPOLY ON ASBURD ZOMBIE NAMES.

    The Walking Dead comic series, games, and webisodes have equally cringe-worthy monikers for the undead.

    8. Roamers

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    The most numerous type of zombie, and the word most used in the comic series.

    9. Meat Puppets

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    Okay seriously, calm down there Hannibal.

    10. Deadie

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    A little too close to "Daddy" for comfort when you think about it.

    11. Decays

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    Is what zombies do, not what they are.

    12. Empties

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    You guys are really stretching now. This word should be used to describe a childhood chore, not a plague of undead sweeping the globe.

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