50 American Slang Words Going Extinct: Critical Linking: September 11, 2016

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Counterpin: a bedspread. Chiefly south and south midland.

Croker sack: a burlap bag. Chiefly Gulf states, south Atlantic.

Cuddy: a small room, closet, or cupboard.

50 American slang words that are going extinct. I’m bringing back “fleech.”


“You know that Daniel Radcliffe has declared himself an atheist?” Kasich said, apropos of nothing, according to a report in the Concord Monitor. “I’m serious. What a weird thing. Why would a guy who has had all that success just, I mean, what the hell is wrong with him?”

The best example of “who the hell asked you, anyway” I’ve maybe ever seen.


A master of his craft is saying goodbye to the comic book medium. Alan Moore has officially announced that he’s moving on from comics to try new challenges (well, after a few more current projects).


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