slang Just Made A Ton Of Slang Words Official, Including “Woke,” “Misgender,” And “Butthurt”

Although I have a personal affinity for telling someone to not get butthurt every time I say something without thinking, there are some really important LGBTQ terms they’ve added, too.

Karen Fratti | July 20, 2016 - 3:11 pm

12 Sex Slang Terms And Phrases To Make You A More Cunning Linguist

“Sexytimes.” “Beej.” “Chowing box.” There is just so much sex slang I would like to see retired, like now. But I can giveth as well as taketh away. After all, we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2015 - 10:10 am

Douchebags, Sluts & Boners: The Origins Of Some Of The Most Well-Known Slang Words & Insults

Boner. It hasn’t always referred to a penis, you know. In fact, in the early ’80s, there was a sitcom character named Boner, that had absolutely nothing to do with…

Julie Gerstein | April 24, 2013 - 11:00 am

The 6 Different Types Of Penis Names

After a bunch of her college students admitted to having contests to see how many penis slang terms they could come up with, linguist Deborah Cameron decided to do a…

The Frisky | January 21, 2013 - 9:00 am

Houghmagandy, Warming Pan & Lechercraft: 12 Antiquated Sex Terms Applied To Celebrities

People were just as dirty back in the olden days, they just had more entertaining turns of phrase to describe the naughty stuff. I had a little bit too much…

Ami Angelowicz | September 6, 2012 - 10:00 am

Hexclamationists, Vampeers & iPadophiles: A Cyberslang Lexicon For The 21st Century

Every technological and social revolution creates new behaviors and new relationships … and the need for new terminology to describe them. The progress and innovation in our virtual world is…

Gail Eisenberg & R.D. Rosen | August 21, 2012 - 10:00 am

6 Made Up Nerd Words That Made It To Common Usage, Plus 8 That Should

Let me let you in on a little secret: writers like words. We like them so much. And so where you might wrinkle your nose and wonder why…

The Mary Sue | April 15, 2012 - 3:30 pm

13 Food Terms That Should Never Be Used To Describe Men’s Bodies

On the season finale of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Kandi Burruss finally managed to gross me out. And no, it had nothing to do with her va-jay-jay/pee-pee/sex toy talk.

Ami Angelowicz | April 10, 2012 - 1:00 pm

30 Unapproved Names For A Woman’s Bush

There’s no eloquent way to talk about bush, or for those of you who prefer to be anatomically correct, pubic hair. But some terms for ladies’ pubic regions are far…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2011 - 11:00 am

Ladies, Do You Have A “Buff Bay”?

Because I am committed to bringing you the most current and up-to-date genital slang, I feel obligated to share. My friend (who shall remain nameless) was at work yesterday when…

Ami Angelowicz | April 1, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Sex Mustard, Albino Lipstick, Genetic Shower: 18 Revolting Terms For Sperm

Last week, we read about a woman who claimed her yogurt sample tasted like semen. We haven’t touched yogurt since then and it may take us a while before we…

The Frisky | January 31, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Drew Barrymore Thinks Justin Long Is The “Cat’s Pajamas”

Starring in a movie with your ex and possibly current boyfriend has some interesting consequences. One of them—that you’re asked about your relationship so many freaking times that you run…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 15, 2010 - 7:15 pm
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