During the scandal involving Congressman Weiner ...
Lookups spiked on June 6, 2011.
In the scandal involving Congressman Anthony Weiner, the word was frequently used to describe the content of his tweets.
For example, according to a New York Times headline: "Weiner Admits He Sent Lewd Photos."
Lewd means "obscene" or "vulgar," and comes from an Old English word for "ignorant."
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