10 Words That Are Banned From Usage In The British Royal Family

Being a royal doesn't come easy!


The Royal Family of Britain has always been in the eye of the storm for whatever it is they end up doing. Be it Prince William, Prince Harry or even the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, reporters/paparazzi from around the world are quick to pounce onto their shenanigans.

One would expect the royal Brits to be one of the most sophisticated families on the face of Earth, without question. But the constant scanner of scrutiny running over them makes even the slightest of irregularities are considered to be a big faux pas.

However, social anthropologist, Kate Fox, has studied the family to come up with a comprehensive list of the words/phrases the British royalty always refrains from using.

In addition, she has written a book called 'Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour' that reflects on the various attributes of the elites which determine the kind of words they never use. Sounds like one such sophisticated responsibility to have, doesn't it?

According to her study, the royal family strictly refrains from using the following set of words: