Tag Archives: category-slang

  1. The Double Meanings For These Innocent Animal Emoji

    Animal-based emoji have been adopted for their symbolism. And, it's not just the three wise monkeys emoji that have deeper meanings.

  2. What Is A “Self-Own”?

    Perhaps you’ve scrolled through social media and seen someone comment: Classic self-own. Greatest self-own of the year so far. Olympics-level self-own. Hall-of-fame self-own. This is both a self-own and a universal truth https://t.co/xbHhqovnnL — John Haltiwanger (@jchaltiwanger) January 30, 2020 What are these self-owns, and why are they epic? To understand what self-own really means, we must first know the meaning of the slang term …

  3. These Quotes Prove Sometimes Only A Curse Word Will Do

  4. OMG, Deciphering Texting Acronyms FTW

  5. Athleisure Explained

    Athleisure is one of many new words recently added to Dictionary.com. Simply put, athleisure is a style of clothing that’s worn as athletic apparel but is also suitable for casual, everyday wear. If this description means absolutely nothing to you, you’re not alone! The word is a recent addition to the English language, and one that even we needed some help describing. So, we asked film students from California College of the Arts to help us out. Here’s their take on athleisure.
  6. Let’s Talk About Bitchface

    Yes, bitchface is a word. Some people may find that offensive (why do we swear, anyway?), but it's also interesting that the word describes a reality that often causes offense—unintentionally!
  7. Right On: Slang Words From The Copacetic 70s

    These phrases became especially popular by artists & cool cats in the '70s.

  8. Cracking The Code of Millennial Slang

  9. Words of the 80s: Totally Tubular Slang

  10. Bogus Words That Speak The Truth