cheugy

‘Cheugy’ is the new way to describe basic millennial girlboss culture

'Anything Rae Dunn is an absolute crime.'

On May 4, 2021 by Stacey Ritzen

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What does ‘ACAB’ mean?

The term has become a rallying cry of the Black Lives Matter movement.

On Jun 9, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

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Meet Qaren, Karen’s conspiracy theorist cousin

The term emerged following a woman's video about trying to get hydroxychloroquine.

On May 27, 2020 by Siobhan Ball

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There’s now a slang term for getting dumped over Zoom

On the plus side, it's better than getting ghosted?

On Apr 15, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

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‘Karen is a slur’ Twitter is exactly what it sounds like

Karens gonna Karen.

On Apr 6, 2020 by Siobhan Ball

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Here’s why people are calling each other ‘simps’ online

The word 'simp' has been around for a while. So why is it blowing up now?

On Apr 1, 2020 by Anna María

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What does IYKYK mean?

The internet slang is suddenly all over Twitter.

On Mar 24, 2020 by Stacey Ritzen

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ESPN analyst roasted by Philadelphians for misunderstanding ‘Jawn’

'Imagine trying to flex how big your brain is for the tl but end up pissing off a whole city instead.'

On Dec 26, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen

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What does ‘vibe check’ mean?

Kind of nothing but also everything?

On Oct 10, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen

snitchtagging

What is ‘snitchtagging’—and why is it a major Twitter ‘no-no’?

Snitchtaggers get stitchtaggers.

On Sep 24, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen

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A tropical storm named Karen is sparking jokes about calling the manager

This probably wasn't the best name for a storm.

On Sep 23, 2019 by David Britton

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What does ‘smurfing’ mean?

Everything you need to know about the gaming term.

On Sep 1, 2019 by Anna María

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What does ‘Streisand Effect’ mean—and why are people talking about it again?

The Streisand Effect giveth and it taketh away.

On Aug 27, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen

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The ‘Oof. Yikes … softblocking’ meme puts problematic fictional characters on blast

Who among us hasn't done a bad Twitter follow over a good joke tweet?

On Jul 24, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen

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How the summer of 2019 became known as ‘Hot Girl Summer’

We have rap sensation Megan Thee Stallion to thank for it!

On Jun 28, 2019 by Stacey Ritzen