nicknames

For Sex Workers, a ‘Stripper Name’ Is Way More Than a Stereotype

It’s protection. It’s self-care. And for lots of women, it’s just good business

The Guy Who Whispers to Poseidon and Saves the 1 Percent’s Yachts

Renaming your boat is the epitome of bad luck — unless you’ve got Christian Due Hammershøy on your side

A Browbeating Cultural History of the ‘Old Battle-Axe’

What the hell is a battle-axe, anyway, and why is it even an insult?

How Long Does An Offensive Nickname Stick Around?

Pretty much about as long as you still give a shit