10 Words You Can Say In Public But Probably Shouldn’t

Can you hand me your dongle? Just because you can say something doesn’t mean you should. With Taboo, it’s about what you don’t say.

1. Wenis

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It’s the rough patch of skin on your elbow.

2. Masticate

It means “chew.”

3. Bunghole

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It’s the hole in a wooden cask used for pouring.

4. Angina

It’s a type of chronic chest pain.

5. Caulk

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It’s a sealant used in construction.

6. Uvula

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It’s the dangly bit of skin at the entrance to your throat.

7. Gesticulate

It means “to move one’s hands to emphasize speech.”

8. Rectory

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It’s the residence of an ecclesiastical leader.

9. Dongle

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It’s a generic term for a computer adapter.

10. Diphthong

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It a word for when there are two vowel sounds in one syllable.

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