a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
It's taboo, call an American Yank and that is also Taboo as well.
noun: taboo; plural noun: taboos; noun: tabu; plural noun: tabus
a social or religious custom prohibiting or forbidding discussion of a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person,
place, or thing.
synonyms: prohibition, proscription, veto, interdiction, interdict, ban, restriction
"the taboo against healing on the Sabbath"
a social practice that is prohibited or restricted.
"speaking about sex is a taboo in his country"
adjective: taboo; adjective: tabu
prohibited or restricted by social custom.
"sex was a taboo subject"
synonyms: forbidden, prohibited, banned, proscribed, interdicted, outlawed, illegal, illicit, unlawful, restricted, off limits; More
unmentionable, unspeakable, unutterable, unsayable, ineffable;
designated as sacred and prohibited.
"the burial ground was seen as a taboo place"
verb: taboo; 3rd person present: taboos; past tense: tabooed; past participle: tabooed; gerund or present participle: tabooing; verb: tabu; 3rd person
present: tabus; past tense: tabued; past participle: tabued; gerund or present participle: tabuing
place under prohibition.
"traditional societies taboo female handling of food during this period"
edit on 22-12-2014 by AnuTyr because: (no reason given)