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Feeling Gruntled

Hyperbolic Headlines Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity!!!! Or maybe not. You’ve seen those breathless headlines on the internet, like “You Won’t Believe What This 7-year-old Said to The President!” They’re supposed to...

The Big Apple

Why is New York City called the Big Apple? In the 1920s, a writer named John Fitz Gerald used it in a column about the horseracing scene, because racetrack workers in New Orleans would say that if a horse was successful down South, they’d send...

Original Orange

What came first, the color orange or the fruit? The original term is Sanskrit and refers to the fruit. As the fruit traveled west, the word came with it. Grant notes that, like the terms for parts of the body, the names of colors travel very well in...

mutt

mutt  v.— «The women get to fuck our guys while their husbands watch, and we get to fuck rich white women, really mutt ‘em out.» —“Meet the Mandingos” by Sanjiv Bhattacharya Details Blog Mar. 16, 2007. (source:...

fuckle

fuckle  n.— «“Fuckles” are those people always at a con: those challenged souls who have no concept of correct behavior, acceptable vocal volume, appropriate subjects for conversation, or personal space.» —“Katsucon Sidebar: I’m...

tip drill

tip drill  n.— «My dumb as friend told ugly boy I like him I think I’m like hell the fuck naw, so I wrote ugly a letter telling his dumb ass why I’m looking at him and hes not cute to me. He took it to the heart, hey who could blame him, I...