language

Incel Vocab 101: What We Can Learn from the Language of the Manosphere

Researchers analyzed 11 million words from incel-related subreddits to better understand — and hopefully predict — the behavior of young extremists

The Slow Death of the Fuckboy

One of the buzziest words of the last decade is almost meaningless now

What Actually Is a Dirtbag?

Besides, you know, the person looking back at you in the mirror. Is a dirtbag an actual object?

The Legend of ‘Hogans,’ the Perfect Boob Word That Disappeared

No one believed me that ‘hogans’ was a real euphemism — so I tracked down its origin. World, I beg you, it’s time to make boobs hogans again.

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