The 10 funniest words in the English language

alison leonard 03/08/2017

Science has discovered the 10 funniest words in the English language.

Psychology researchers at the University of Warwick have analysed nearly 5,000 words and ranked them by funniest by asking people on the Amazon Turk website to judge each word from 1 to 5 and then sorting the results.

Here are the funniest words in the language according to science:

  1. Booty

  2. Booby

  3. Hooter

  4. Nitwit

  5. Twit

  6. Waddle

  7. Tinkle

  8. Bebop

  9. Egghead

  10. Twerp

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