Water monitor a large species of monitor lizard that Thai people hate. Everyone don't like them,don't like their havior, and don't like thier name.

Water monitor in Thai language is 'Here'. And cause in the past,some Thai people liked to feed hens in front of their house. Then the water monitor also liked to eat theirs. These behavior was reason for Thai people use thier name to abuse someone who afflict others.These days 'Here' is dirty word, after they named it to 'Tua ngen Tua thong' for prosperity.