Words can hold a lot of weight, but regardless of what they mean, some are just fun to say. People took to the internet to share their favorites. Warning: You’ll have a hard time not blurting these out loud while you read.
Note: Some quotes in this piece have been lightly edited for grammar.
1: Act Your Age
Some things never get old, including potty humor, according to this 70-year-old commenter. “I have no idea why I just can’t say ‘butt wipe’ without laughing forever. It has always made me laugh.”
2: Just Wonderful
One person’s favorite word to say is “splendid.” Try it next time you experience something you enjoy.
3: A Moving Experience
If you say “crisp” out loud, it feels like the word moves from your throat to your lips letter by letter, according to one commenter. You just tried it, didn’t you?
4: Moving On Up
Coddiwomple, meaning “to move in a purposeful manner toward a vague destination,” got a shoutout from one commenter. Someone jokingly responded, “Story of my life.”
5: Snap, Crackle, Pop
There’s no denying how fun it is to say “onomatopoeia,” but one commenter has a tough time spelling it. “I always replace the t with an n. It shocks me every time I see it written.”
6: All Mixed Up
“Discombobulated” is an entertaining way to say things are all out of whack. Over 1.2K users upvoted the commenter who said it was fun to say.
7: Kickin’ It
One person thinks saying “colloquially” feels like taking your mouth to the skatepark. “‘Loquial’ is like your tongue doing a kickflip,” they say.
8: Tricks Are for Kids
Meaning to fool or cheat someone, “bamboozled” is another word that some commenters love to say out loud.
9: Let’s Get Lost
Whether or not getting lost in a cave is your idea of a good time, many commenters agree that “spelunking” is fun to say.
10: Take a Chance
One commenter thinks “serendipity” is one of the most amusing words to say. There’s nothing quite as serendipitous as saying the word itself.
11: Without a Doubt
Looking to sound a little smarter than you are? One commenter brought up the word “indubitably.” It’s impossible to doubt how fun it is to say.
12: Doing Too Much
One commenter said plethora was the most fun word to say in English. Another jokingly responded, “Thanks, that means a lot.”
13: Forget About It
If you’re a fan of The Sopranos, you’re definitely familiar with the term “gabagool.” Commenters love saying the word, which is slang for capicola, a popular Italian cold cut.
14: Up To No Good
It’s only fitting that the word for causing mischief would be as silly as it sounds. One commenter said “shenanigans” was an entertaining word to say.
15: Pirate’s Life for Me
Argh! Anyone interested in the pirate’s life will agree with this commenter, who said, “‘scalawag’ should be brought back in popular use.”
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