Ways to Say

  1. The Wittiest Vegan Names For Animal-alternatives

    We know the word vegan came about in the 1800s, but what about the other terms that relate to veganism? Let's take a look at what vegans call their versions of animal products and where they came up with the names.

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    Code Words You Use When All You Really Want To Say Is S.E.X!

  3. Words Parents Say That Make Our Eyes Roll

  4. What The F*** Is Whisky Tango Foxtrot And Other Army Lingo

    Given the size and manpower of the US Army, it’s no surprise that its lingo has gradually invaded everyday conversation. Not many of us keep a Purple Heart framed on our desk, though (i.e., we have no idea what these words and phrases mean even though we hear them all the time). Here’s the best explanations we can come up with as to what these military phrases …

  5. Made-Up Words: Twitter’s Favorite Family Malapropisms

    Just about every family has a word that makes sense only to them. Said by children, weird uncles, or parents in the heat of the moment, these words were coined when someone goofed … and yet somehow for these families they stuck. There’s even an official term for this phenomenon: malapropism, a noun that means “an act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, especially by …

  6. Words That Command Respect

  7. Why Do Parents Use These Babyish Words?

    When you listen to parents talk to their kids, it may seem like they have their own language. Between ba-ba and uppie (say what?), parents have a different way of communicating. Let's take a look at the most common words and phrases they use with their children and why.

  8. A Glimpse Into The Differences Between US, UK, And Aussie English

  9. What Not To Say To Expecting Mothers—You’re Welcome

    Having a baby is certainly a joyous (though laborious and stressful) time for a woman. She’s processing a myriad of emotions and physical changes all at once, and whether it’s her first time or an encore pregnancy, there’s one thing she surely doesn’t need—your unwelcome comments about her blessed event. So, we’re going to save you from a black eye and give you a few phrases …

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    Get High On This Smoking Slang

    “One toke over the line . . .” That 1971 hit by the duo Brewer and Shipley was written as a paean to marijuana. On Last.fm, Tom Shipley commented, “‘When we wrote ‘One Toke Over the Line,’ I think we were one toke over the line.” Back in that day, marijuana was lumped in with all sorts of drugs deemed to be forbidden. But now, …

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