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Sherbert Day

Why do we eat a frozen dessert to celebrate being born? Because it’s sherbert-day! Don’t hate us. This is part of a complete episode.

Bad Upgrades

Hate it when a software upgrade is worse than the previous version? We call that a flupgrade, or a new-coke. As in, “Skype really new-coked it with version 5.3.0.” Come on, Skype! This is part of a complete episode.

Phrases We Love to Hate

Some words and phrases you just love to hate: “Your call is important to us.” “Do I mind if I put you on hold?” And how about those annoying mid-dinner announcements like “This is a courtesy call”? Martha and...

Literally Figuratively

“I literally exploded with rage!” Using the word literally in this way grates on many a stickler’s ear. Moreover, if it’s okay to use the word “literally” figuratively, then what do you say when you actually do...

magic Negro

magic Negro  n.— «The enabling mechanism of this conversion is our old friend from “50s liberal movies, the Magic Negro, as descended from Sidney Poitier in “The Defiant Ones.” His job is to prevent the white man from...

stork parking

stork parking
 n.— «The parking lot SUCKS and there is no stork parking.» —“10 Things I Hate About Kroger” The Four Square Oct. 31, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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