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Ten Words to Use Instead of Insane, Crazy, Lame, Gay or Retarded

Lately, I’ve found myself appalled at the derogatory language I use on a daily basis without even realizing it is derogatory. That movie was so lame. Woah, this line to Inn-N-Out is crazy. Her outfit is totally insane. I’m ashamed … Continue reading

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Slate Tries to Explain Why “Douche” is an Insult, Fails

Slate’s Brian Palmer recently took readers on a lexicographic journey of the word “douche,” attempting to figure out just why and how the term became an insult. The problem is, while Palmer makes a nod to female genitalia, he completely … Continue reading

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