Eight Dirty Sounding Words That Aren't

There are a lot of words that sound dirty or vulgar, but have very simple or harmless meanings. Here are a few examples...

 

Niggardly 

Reluctant to give or spend; stingy; miserly.

"Uncle Scrooge, Don't be so niggardly with Huey Duey and Louie."  

 

Dichroscope 

An instrument for investigating the dichroism of solutions or crystals

"Yo, hand me that dichroscope so I can check out these crazy ass crystals homes!"

 

Penal 

Of, pertaining to, or involving punishment, as for crimes or offenses.

Penal Rule #1,  "Don't bend down to pick up the soap in the shower."
 

Farthing 

A former bronze coin of Great Britain, equal to one-fourth of a British penny: withdrawn in 1961.

"Every time I pulled my uncles finger he would give me a farthing."

 

Chink

A crack, cleft, or fissure: a chink in a wall.

"I had a chink in my iPhone so they replaced it for free."  

 

Fag 

Slang. A cigarette.

"Pardon me, but I'm absolutely dying for a fag."

 

Coccyx

A small triangular bone forming the lower extremity of the spinal column in humans, consisting of four ankylosed rudimentary vertebrae.

"Ouch, I fell and landed on my coccyx."

 

Lesbos 

Lesbos is a Greek island located in the northeastern Aegean Sea.

"Let's party on Lesbos!"