Words

An Almost Complete List of Every Word We've Ever Used to Mean 'Drunk'
From 'cup-shot' to 'rat-arsed'
August 24, 2014

From "cup-shot" to "rat-arsed."

The History of "Sweetie" and 8 Other Old-Fashioned Terms of Endearment
August 20, 2014

Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")

11 Fantastic Adjectives That Are More Descriptive Than Amazing
October 31, 2013

On the Internet, there are no average photographs, judging by headlines and tweets. Every single gallery is "fantastic," "stunning," and most frequently of all: "amazing." But is amazing always the most amazing adjective to use?

Obama's U.N. Speech Reveals His Greatest Rhetorical Weakness
September 24, 2013

President Obama's unremarkable speech to the United Nations will probably be picked apart and analyzed for every word he uttered about Iran. But there was one particular formulation that caught my eye. Here was what he said: