Words that sound naughty but aren't


#1

Bunkum


#2

Penge


#3

Plugins


#4

Flange

(just many, many words ending in -ge, I guess)


#5

Mastication


#6

One of Lloyd Grossman’s favourite words


#7

Flaps.


#8

Gash


#9

I think this one really is naughty at least in modern parlance


#10

Buttress


#11

bulk


#12

Bulkhead


#13

I work for a clothes retailer and it’s used to describe stock that is just lying around the warehouse;
“gash stock is any stock that is unsuitable for retail stores and staff shops which are sold to a third party.”

I have to try and refrain from sniggering every time I hear it!


#14

Bulbasaur


#15

Seattle


#16

The placename “Heaning Mislet”.


#17

Fracking


#18

NIMBY (I appreciate it’s an acronym rather than a word, but it sounds right saucy.)


#19

Muckruck


#20

tighthead prop