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  1. You Can Use These Words To Describe Your Most Toxic Friends

    Words for friends who squash your spirit, only look out for themselves, and bring negativity into your life.

  2. Why Do We Call It A “Wife Beater” Shirt?

    How did a violent term become a piece of clothing? We’re in a bubbling cauldron of gender issues, and they’re boiling to the surface. To contribute to this heated discussion, we think there’s no better time to take wife beater, the slang term for that ubiquitous sleeveless white shirt, to the dump for good. But, how did the violent term become associated with a piece …

  3. The Current And Confusing Language Of Politics

    We're here to help by providing an insider’s guide to political jargon. Because politics are scary enough.

  4. Singsong Phrases That Have Musical Backstories

    Popular catchphrases that originally came from songs. From rock-and-roll to rap, musicians have written lyrics that have stuck in our heads, leading them to become part of the vernacular.

  5. Cracking The Code of Millennial Slang

    What does it mean to glo up? Who the heck is Salt Bae? We help you decode these and other popular slang terms.

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    Digging Up Old Slang For Body Parts

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    Words Of The 20s: What Dapper Flappers Used to Say

    Hot socks, Daddy-o! When flappers did the Charleston, mazuma meant money, and everyone just wanted to be hip to the jive. It’s time to get a wiggle on 1920s slang.

  8. Non-Traditional Holidays We Should Be Celebrating

  9. Do You Know These Sizzlin’ Southern Sayings?

    The charming (and sometimes confusing) sayings from the south you should know.

  10. Unlocking Coded Video Game Slang

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