words

Snatch. Moist. Cunnilingus. Why Do Female Sex Words Have to Be So Gross-Sounding?

Maybe female sexuality is such a ‘mystery’ because we say things like ‘Let me eat out your gash gruel.’

‘Marijuana’ v. ‘Cannabis’ Is a Fight for the Soul of Weed

The word ‘marijuana’ is rapidly disappearing from our vocabulary, labeled as a relic of a deeply unwoke past. But to fight the creep of gentrification, is it time to reclaim it — or throw it in the bong water for good?

America Lost Its Way When We Switched From ‘Porno’ to ‘Porn’

What we lost when we dropped that little ‘o’

What Are You Actually Supposed to Do With Somebody’s Last Words?

Despite what the history books tell us, most people’s final statements are unlikely to be inspiring or even coherent — and they’re almost certainly not legally binding