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  1. linguistics
    Why Can’t We Stop Talking About ‘Bikini Bodies’?The staying power of a troubling term.
  2. etymology
    ‘Hot Mess’ Used to Mean FoodGirl, you are looking like a warm stew tonight. 
  3. brocabulary
    Exploring the Etymology of ‘Bro’Courtesy of Oxford.
  4. etymology
    Ratchet: The Rap Insult That Became a ComplimentDissecting a word that’s risen from the working-class South to the Twitter feeds of Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and plenty of gay men, too.