Slang
Slang consists of a lexicon of non-standard words and phrases in a given language. Use of these words and phrases is typically associated with the subversion of a standard variety (such as Standard En...
12 Slang Phrases You Need To Know
Slang words you better know by now, and Netflix and chill is not what you think it is.
Study Confirms That Taking MDMA Or Ecstasy Directly Increases Your Stress Levels
So it turns out that, despite initially serving the complete opposite purpose, MDMA and ecstasy use in fact increase your stress levels long term.
Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize, Following Stalin, Putin, And Bono
Trump's nomination letter said he should win the prize because of "his vigorous peace through strength ideology." This sounds extraordinary. After all, since declaring his presidential candidacy in Ju...
United Slang Of America Map: If Every State Had An Official Word, What Would It Be?
Welcome to the United Slang of America. In order to create the map above, we used a layered, multistep approach. First, we called up some linguists who helped us make an initial list of unique words t...
Data Scientists Find Connections Between Birth Month And Health
Columbia University scientists have developed a computational method to investigate the relationship between birth month and disease risk. The researchers used this algorithm to examine New York City ...
Wesleyan Students Open Up About Campus Drug Culture
Students from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., talk about drug use on campus following reports that at least 12 students were hospitalized after tak...
11 Wesleyan Students Hospitalized Due to Possible Molly Overdoses
Eleven Wesleyan students in Middletown have been hospitalized Sunday due to possible overdoses from a drug commonly known as Molly on Saturday night, according to a letter from the administration.
Playback.fm | #1 Song On Your Birthday
Find out what song was most popular on your birthday.
Muffin top
Random pics from NBC's 30 Rock, with Jenna's mega hit MUFFIN TOP in the background. I have just done this so people could listen to this tune no1 in Israel,...
Jazz (word) - Ragtime tunes, Scott Joplin
Wally Rose, a very important jazz and ragtime pianist, that recorded lots of preciouses rags tunes from Scott Joplin, James Scott and others greats ragtime c...
Jargon
Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside of it. The context is usually a particular occupation (that is, a certain trade, profession, or...
Internet slang
Internet slang (Internet shorthand, Cyber-slang, netspeak, or chatspeak) refers to a variety of slang languages used by different people on the Internet. It is difficult to provide a standardized defi...
Medical slang
Medical slang is the use of acronyms and informal terminology to describe patients, other healthcare personnel and medical concepts. Some terms are pejorative. In English, medical slang has entered po...
Pejorative
A pejorative (also slur, term of abuse, term of disparagement, or derogatory term) is a word or grammatical form of expression that expresses contempt, criticism, hostility, disregard and/or disrespec...
Sexual slang
Sexual slang is a set of linguistic terms and phrases used to refer to sexual organs, processes, and activities; they are generally considered colloquial rather than formal or medical, and some may be...
Glossary of professional wrestling terms
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature through its long existence. Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals and circuses, and the slang itself is o...