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Saying Texting Abbreviations Aloud

Do you say terms like NBD, LOL, or BRB aloud in everyday speech? It sounds strange to hear spoken text lingo, but with all language, it’s only weird until it becomes the norm, and then we wonder how we did without it. That said, most of these...

That Skirt is Almost up to Possible

The story goes that hemlines rise and fall with the stock market. If that’s the case, then we hope it’s not long before we’re all hearing people exclaim, “Why, that skirt is almost up to possible!” An Iowa listener...

twist (someone’s) cap

twist (someone’s) cap v. phr. 1. to amaze, astonish, or enlighten. 2. (in hip-hop) to kill someone; to beat, outwit, or get the better of someone. Also twist (someone’s) cap back. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


rexing n. organized or competitive rollerskating to dance music; roller disco; (hence) a leg-scissoring movement in skating sports. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)