Pig Flu, Plosives, and Pamerican Pidol

I’m following Rhia‘s lead here, and calling this disease what it is: Pig Flu.  No, it’s not swine flu (not that I think Swine is that much of an upgrade from Pig).  We need a good solid plosive to really portray our disgust at this disease.

What is a plosive?  If you’re not an English major or a vocalist, you may not know.  Plosive are consonants that make an exploding sound when you say them.  They rely on a certain amount of built up pressure behind your lips.  P,D,B,K, and T are the major ones.

Notice, all the best/nastiest words start with P

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