That’s So Jílún

Posted in Humor, Society on June 14th, 2014

Yes, Jílún Is Ratchet In Chinese

 
Jílún (棘輪 or 棘轮) is Chinese for ratchet and the modern, Black slang, ratchet is the singularly best way to describe this video is showing us.

It just doesn’t get much more ratchet than having your pregnant mistress show up at your wedding in a wedding dress and start an all-out catfight with your intended bride.

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Climatard – A Definition

Posted in Humor, Politics on June 12th, 2014

All living languages are constantly changing and evolving. Language and idiom are always in flux, with new words and terms being added almost daily. Since I try to keep up with these things, I thought I’d share a some words with you, my fine readers.

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Climatard (KLY-mit-tard)
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“Climatard” is new but is most definitely a word that should see heavy use since its inclusion in the lexicon.

Climatard

Function: noun

Date: 2014

Definition(s):

  1. A person with no formal education or training in science, who believes that carbon dioxide is a pollutant and that the world’s climate is being disastrously altered by human emissions of this vital gas which is essential to life. Favors drastic, unreasonable measures, with no proof that they will have any effect and which will cause real, immediate economic devastation for the poor and middle class. Flies into a rage if you don’t agree with him.

Now, your first exercise is as follows:

  1. List three (3) examples of Climatards
  2. Use Climatard in a sentence
  3. Convert Climatard from a noun to an adjective using normative grammar rules

You may use the comments to provide your answers. :lol:

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You Say Tomāto

Posted in Food & Drink, Humor, Society on March 3rd, 2014

Tomato
No Matter How You Say It, Tomatoes Are Good!

You say,  “Tomāto.” Others say, “Tomahto.” I just say that I want some of that, a lot of that, in fact, and as often as I can have it. :-P

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