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12 weirdest words in English

It’s not that hard to find a few weird words among the approximately 750,000 words that make up the English language (we dug up the 12 most beautiful ones as well, in case you’re curious), but to find the truly odd ones requires a bit of digging. We turned to our fantastic team of writers and asked for their all-time favorite weird words – they did not disappoint.

Weirdly wonderful or just wonderfully weird? You be the judge.

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Weirdest words in English_Gerrymandering

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Weirdest words in English_Fungus

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Weirdest words in English_Aa

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Weirdest words in English_Queue

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Weirdest words in English_Vex

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Weirdest words in English_Bequeath

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Weirdest words in English_Mixology

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Weirdest words in English_Flub

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Weirdest words in English_Kerfuffle

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Weirdest words in English_Bibble

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Weirdest words in English_Kakorrhaphiophobia

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Weirdest words in English_Berserk

 

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