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bitch barbie

bitch barbie  n.— «One 14-year-old described how, when walking in school alone, he would worry that he had a lopsided walk and try to rectify it. Others felt that they were being monitored by the ultra-cool pupils the academics refer to as...

gapology

gapology  n.— «As a student of gapology, I was both thrilled and puzzled by the sudden appearance of the gender gap.…As a gapologist, I enjoyed seeing the upstart science of fenestrology embarrassed. Still, things were distressingly...

gapologist

gapologist  n.— «As a student of gapology, I was both thrilled and puzzled by the sudden appearance of the gender gap.…As a gapologist, I enjoyed seeing the upstart science of fenestrology embarrassed. Still, things were...

performativity

performativity  n.— «Recently, a Harvard teaching fellow, Jen Hui Bon Hoa, sent an e-mail to her students in English 193: Introduction to 20th-Century Literary Theory, informing them that the next day’s lesson would be a...

tomdee

tomdee  n.— «Western ideas about sexuality have begun to intermingle, and gay men now tend to identify themselves with the English word “gay,” while many lesbians have adopted the term tomdee—a mix of the English words...

scrumping

scrumping  n.— «Sex. From the Latin sexus (to cut). I am not sure what that’s all about because the one time I heard the word “cut” during sex I bailed immediately. But all BDSM aside, it was originally used to denote gender. Now...

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