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'Beds Are Just Wireless Chargers For Humans'
The 25 most profound “Shower Thoughts” on Reddit from the last week.
ARTS & CULTURE
'Sheeple' Has Been Added To The Dictionary
Is Merriam-Webster throwing shade at the current political climate? Hmm...
Why Is This Photo ‘Deeply Offensive’?
Four-Time Author, Longtime Writer, Actor, and Pug Lover
The photo in question was my chosen pic for an article I wrote on another site about, among other things, the selling of
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There Is No 'Alpha' In A Healthy Relationship
When you marry somebody, they don’t become your property.
A Valentine For My Best Friend: My Life Wouldn't Be The Same Without You
Writer, Huffington Post Blogger, Cultural Observer
We may or may not share physical intimacy, but the bonds of friendship are truly profound.
The Internet's Love of Black Slang Makes Some of Us Uncomfortable
Coming of Faith
Coming of Faith is a media company by diverse millennial women...
There is an ongoing half-joke about "white people ruining" certain slang words. From "bling bling" to "basic." From "on fleek" to "f**kboy." From "yass" to "ain't nobody got time for that." The "mainstream" appropriation, and subsequent overuse, of black slang is as predictable as the tides.
THE WORLD POST
A New Theory Of Distraction
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction
A Brief History Of 'F**kboy,' The Internet's Favorite New Man-Bashing Slur
It doesn't mean what you (might) think it means.
STYLE & BEAUTY
The Seasons of Dating
Associate creative director, animal lover, reader, runner and ...
Some women partner up with people who may not be "Mr. Right" but rather "Mr. Right Now." Not a long-term endeavor, these men serve as the ideal way to while away the winter. And that's usually about how long these relationships last.
HOME & LIVING
De-Man Cave or Un-Man Cave? That is the Question.
Author, Autism and Mental Health Advocate, Hopeless Optimist
Not only did I not de-man cave my honey's house, I embraced it. I didn't just incorporate the skulls and the antlers and the rifles and yes, even the shockingly long walrus penis bone my almost-husband has displayed in the master bath into my decorating endeavors, I highlighted them.
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Urban Dictionary Has Its Day In Court
The wheels of justice move slowly sometimes, but not, apparently, as slowly as Webster's New World Dictionary. Read more
Getting Hip With The Urban Dictionary
Partner and Managing Editor, Betterafter50.com
What I have not accepted is that not only do I not look the "look," I no longer talk the "talk." I am an outsider, a foreigner who does not understand or use the language of the young, hip and beautiful.
Women Have A Bridal Shower ... Should Men Have A Groom Roast?
Certified Marriage Coach and Founder, The Groom's List
The bridal shower is an important event, and having an equivalent event that's right for guys has been missing for far too long.
Girls Gone Graphic:
Parses LA Nightlife
, Deborah Vankin's funny, touching graphic novel about the adventures of young adults immersed in L.A. party culture, reminds me of how I learned to decode the notorious "Hollywood No."
The 11 Longest Words In The English Language (PHOTOS)
Though not often, we occasionally come across words like "deinstitutionalization" and "counterrevolutionaries." Upon seeing
Field Guide To College Slang (PHOTOS)
College students, like our ancestors of yore, have the innate ability to develop languages all their own. We've compiled
Henry Blodget Gets Enshrined In The Urban Dictionary
Some of the apparent collateral damage from the recent Henry Blodget-on-Felix Salmon Twitter Folderol Of 2010 is that Blodget has ended up in the cruel and mocking embrace of the Urban Dictionary.
Author, Bite Me
I think we're in the midst of a linguistic revolution that will overshadow the one that William Caxton started.
Urban Dictionary Presents New Challenge For Brand Marketers
Indeed, it is absolutely untypeable. But these are the dangers now. And it's not just product branding: way back when it
Urban Dictionary Week On Facebook: What You Need To Know
Move aside, 'Doppelganger Week.' 'Urban Dictionary Week' on Facebook is here! As Mashable points out, it's easy to take part
Passive-Aggressive Holiday Gifts For Everyone On Your Naughty List
Author of "Unabrow"
We all know the hidden meanings behind certain tried-and-true holiday presents. But what if you have a more specialized message to convey?
Meanings of banned jelly bracelets: Is silver a hand job, fisting or outdoor sex?
The principal at Lafayette's Angevine Middle School has reportedly asked parents to urge their kids not to wear colored jelly
STYLE & BEAUTY
Louise McCready Hart
Travel, food, beauty and design writer
When my boyfriend accused me of being "salty," I had a sneaking suspicion he wasn't referring to my natal body composition. Turns out my lexicon lover wasn't whispering sweet nothings.
The "Comedy" Of Mocking The Teabaggers
Good news! This blog isn't about tea bags, tea baggers, tea bagging or any other taxpayer double entendres. OK, just this promo.
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