Category Archives: Words

Cunts!

I was just recoiling from the word “lady”when used in neologisms like ladyboss or lady-parts, when I came across this horrifying tidbit about the Vagina Monologues: Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologue “Reclaiming Cunt” spells out every letter and encourages the audience … Continue reading

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The Famous Writer

Late in 2012, I became Facebook friends with a famous writer. I considered him one of the most talented writers around, a truly unique and brilliant voice. His novels are dark and disturbing but also hilarious. He not only accepted … Continue reading

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First Wordist Manifesto of 2016: Voracious

In the last few days, my sensitivity to words has been causing problems at home. It’s like a chronic low-grade illness that sometimes becomes acute. I was starting to read an essay on millennials when the word ‘peruse’ caused me … Continue reading

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What Is The Word For Donald Trump?

The schlonging finally got me. It’s just too much. The schlonging and the taunt about Hillary Clinton going to the bathroom. The Wall Street Journal calls it ‘potty talk.’ Potty Talk, from a Presidential candidate??? How can we take this, … Continue reading

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Thankful Or Not

I have been struggling with inertia, feelings of hopelessness, and general apathy. Thanksgiving made me aware of my resistance to the whole idea of being thankful. Why do we have to be thankful on demand? Why can’t we just wallow … Continue reading

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How Much Less Could You Not Care?

It just occurred to me that too many people online are mentioning Back To The Future. Maybe they’re making a sequel or prequel. I actually love the term origin story, which I just learned this week. I love it because … Continue reading

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Alex James: What a Fucking Cunt!™

What a little fucker. Continue reading

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Fashion Gibberish And A Contest

My cyber-friend and adopted daughter Annemarie has generously pointed me to a treasure trove of pretentious fashion gibberish that reads like a buzzword generator. In fact, the high-end shopping site Ssense has just launched such a generator and it’s fun … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Trying To Tidy Up

In my continuing effort to make life livable, I’ve sunk to self-help books. It’s a poignant conundrum. The more you succumb to self-help books, the more of a loser you are, by definition. Still. I have high hopes for The … Continue reading

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Just No.

Can someone fire this cunt? Continue reading

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