Former Trump fan boy Piers Morgan and Sarah Palin have a silly exchange on Good Morning Britain, arguing fruitlessly about election fraud. Morgan finally calls Palin bonkers (8:40), and then, in toddler fashion, she returns the insult by calling him bonkers. Why Morgan had Palin on the show in the first place is what's really bonkers.
Colin Morris noted that on Reddit, a certain form of compound pejoratives—two words such as "buttface", "shitlord", "douchebag"—are found in diverse yet formulaic proliferation. So it's time—with appropriate warnings about the presence of very offensive words—for some data science. I collected lists of around 70 prefixes and 70 suffixes (collectively, "affixes") that can be flexibly… READ THE REST
Dána Gránna: Nasty Words for People is a new book from Irish language writer and performance artist Manchán Magan that delivers, well, precisely what the title promises. Like his earlier work in 32 Words For 'Field,' Magan scoured written archives and traveled to the Gaeltacht regions of Ireland to speak with locals to collect and… READ THE REST
Several weeks ago, Ted Pilkey of Westford, Vermont installed this massive wooden middle finger sculpture on his lawn atop a 16-foot-pole. From Boston.com: "I'm not trying to cause hate and animosity to the people who live in that town, because there's very good people in that town," the 54-year-old Westford native says of his fellow… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The internet is a chaotic, weird, beautiful thing where you can find things from amazing infographics to fun news blurbs about what is clearly the prologue to a horror movie. When you're… READ THE REST