Writing & Editing 25 of your least favorite words Do the words ‘moist’ or ‘gangrene’ make you cringe? What about ‘surreal’ and ‘whazzup’? They were all among our readers’ least favorite words. Add to the list. By Roula Amire@chicagocommsAug. 10, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.