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Prison Speak

Hello my dearest family, friends, followers and those seeking a little insight on life (as shared from my simple mind taking up space here at Butner Federal Prison Camp. 690 more words

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Clusterboinks and clusterfornications: The children of clusterfuck

I love the word clusterfuck. It’s a perfect word for, as Jesse Sheidlower defines it in The F-Word, “a bungled or confused undertaking or situation.” That sums up approximately 91.3% of life. 358 more words

Swearing

Calling a spade a spade: a glossary of misleading microfinance terms (particularly "microfinance")

Excerpt from “The Political Economy of Microfinance: Financializing Poverty”, Introduction, A Framework for Engaging Microfinance.

Concepts and Euphemisms

There is often confusion about some terms that are commonly used in discussions about microfinance. 1,162 more words

Microfinance

I Have Mommy Mouth

In my adult life I have been known to say a dirty word or two. Sometimes there is nothing better, especially when you are really angry, than letting a good forbidden word fly. 307 more words

Motherhood

Daily Comedy 5.20.15

George Carlin – Euphemisms

Published on Dec 29, 2012

” In the age when torture has become “enhanced interrogation techniques”; when the rich are “job creators”; when murdered children are “collateral damage”; it is good to remember these brilliant words from the late, great, George Carlin.

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Daily Comedy

Language Leaps and the Information Shuffle

By Zen Gardner

Source: ZenGardner.com

So much can be told by language shifts. Both what’s being used more frequently in general as well as substantial new additions, and deletions, to the lexicon. 525 more words

Culture

Fucking ambiguity

In a post last month on the versatility of fuck, Rob Chirico wrote that the word has ‘escaped and run from the confines of its sexual root’. 392 more words

Swearing