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  1. woman enjoying book

    comfort character

    A comfort character is a fictional character who is said to bring a person comfort, such as while consuming the media that features the character or when thinking about them during times of stress. A…
  2. grandfluencer

    grandfluencer

    The word grandfluencer refers to older influencer, especially one who seems at least old enough to be a grandparent. The popular sense of the word influencer refers to a person who’s known for being influential…
  3. frito pie

    frito pie

    Frito pie consists of corn chips (often Fritos) mixed with chili, cheese, and other ingredients. Frito pie is often mixed and served directly in the bag of chips, but the same combination is also sometimes…
  4. walking taco

    walking taco

    A walking taco consists of a bag of chips (often Fritos, Doritos, or tortilla chips) filled with taco fillings or similar ingredients. Walking tacos are typically eaten directly from the bag (often with a spoon).…
  5. group of friends taking a selfie

    .5 selfie

    A .5 selfie (said as point five selfie) is a selfie taken with a smartphone’s ultra-wide angle lens. Like a selfie, a .5 selfie is taken by oneself of oneself (and sometimes also with others),…
  6. dark pink text "pinkwashing" on light pink background

    pinkwashing

    Pinkwashing is a critical term used to refer to the practice of attempting to benefit from purported support for LGBTQ+ rights, often as a way to profit or to distract from a separate agenda. The…
  7. rear view of man reclining on a beach chair in front of ocean, blue filter.

    revenge travel

    Revenge travel is a slang term for leisure travel that follows a period of being unable to travel. Specifically, the term originated as a way to refer to vacationing following the lessening of COVID-19 restrictions…
  8. Balloons spelling out "FRIYAY"

    Friyay

    Friyay is a slang term used as an informal synonym for Friday. It’s also used as an interjection to celebrate and express joy that it’s Friday (and thus the beginning of the weekend), very similar…
  9. Let’s Go Brandon

    Let’s Go Brandon is a euphemistic phrase used by critics of US President Joe Biden to mean “Fuck Joe Biden.” On social media, the phrase is commonly used as the hashtag #LetsGoBrandon. The phrase originated…
  10. dark aqua text unalive on light aqua background

    unalive

    Unalive is a slang term used on social media as a replacement for the verb kill or other death-related terms, often in the context of suicide. Unalive is typically used as a way of circumventing…
  11. dark green text TFG on light green background

    TFG

    TFG is an abbreviation that stands for “The Former Guy.” TFG is specifically used to refer to former US President Donald Trump as a way to avoid mentioning him by name in online posts. TFG…
  12. cutesy sign decorations in a store

    cluttercore

    Cluttercore is an interior design aesthetic based on densely filling a space with many personal belongings and decorations, especially an eclectic assortment with intentionally contrasting visual elements. Despite the use of the word clutter, spaces…