This used to be one of my baby sister's favourite words.
It was a word that could be applied to any rabbit the cat had partially digested in the confines of the outside shower, or to any pimple-faced teenager attempting to grow a beard.
It's also about the only word I can apply to the inside of our garbage bin lid.
Even though at least twice a week I attack the bin with mountains of paper towel and Sugar Soap and Glen 20, I still can't seem to win this war of defestification (enjoy using that word before I take out copyright on it).
Why can't anyone design a bin that doesn't end up grossing out the general populace? Doesn't seem to matter whether it's got a swinging lid, or a pedal lid or if it's just a plastic bag hanging on the inside of a cupboard door; they all end up gross - especially when prawn juice gets involved (you cringing yet?).
Why can't anyone seem to build a bin without lots of nooks and crannies for grot to hide in? How hard would it be to make a bin that doesn't take ages to clean properly?
Someone, anyone, please, please do something. Anything. Anything to defestify the world's bins.