The 25 most profound “Shower Thoughts” on Reddit from the last week.
Arts & Culture
Is Merriam-Webster throwing shade at the current political climate? Hmm...
The photo in question was my chosen pic for an article I wrote on another site about, among other things, the selling of
When you marry somebody, they don’t become your property.
We may or may not share physical intimacy, but the bonds of friendship are truly profound.
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
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction
It doesn't mean what you (might) think it means.
Style & Beauty
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
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.
The wheels of justice move slowly sometimes, but not, apparently, as slowly as Webster's New World Dictionary. Read more
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.
The bridal shower is an important event, and having an equivalent event that's right for guys has been missing for far too long.
Poseurs, 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."
Know a word we missed, or even just a really impressive-sounding one? Let us know! Though not often, we occasionally come
College students, like our ancestors of yore, have the innate ability to develop languages all their own. We've compiled
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.
I think we're in the midst of a linguistic revolution that will overshadow the one that William Caxton started.