Tag: misappropriated slang

  • Let Go of the “Bucket List”

    Let Go of the “Bucket List”

      Here’s a pet peeve of mine that annoys me to no end:   The phrase “bucket list.”   No, it definitely does not mean what you think it means.   The term “bucket list” is actually only ten years old, and it comes from the 2007 film The Bucket List. A bucket list, definitionally, is a list of important things…

  • Fuck Off w/ “Fuckboy”

    Fuck Off w/ “Fuckboy”

      I know we all meant well, and I know that there’s a lot to unpack, but can I please, please ask that we leave the term “fuckboy” in 2016. Seriously. Please. 1. First of all, as Inigo Montoya would say, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think…