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Words We Love And Words We Hate

Flickr Photo/Ryan Basilio

What's so funny about peace, love and understanding? Nothing, but other words are hilarious! Ross Reynolds talks with language columnist Ben Zimmer about words we love, words we hate and words that simply make us laugh. 

Facebook fans submitted their favorite words to The Conversation last week. Here are a few (other than the many, many coprophilic words):

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