|Q: How do we know the earth isn’t flat?
A: If it were flat, cats would have already pushed everything off of it.
If said a certain way, these words and phrases are a dead giveaway to where you’re from.
“Some words are like out-of-state license plates—they’re dead giveaways that you’re not from around here. Just try rhyming aunt with can’t in parts of the Northeast or Upper Midwest (you cahn’t) or ordering a sub in Philadelphia, the epicenter of hoagie country.
In recent years, linguists have pondered whether the homogenizing effects of TV, film, and the Internet have begun to eliminate many so-called regionalisms. To find out, I surveyed Americans about how we talk for my book, Speaking American.”
What we call insects that glow at night
What we call a sale of household items
How we address a group of people
What we call carbonated beverages
Where we throw our trash
What we haul freight in
What we drink from in public places
What we call athletic footwear
How many syllables in caramel?
Chuck Schumer says that Democrats, not Russia, are to blame for Hillary Clinton’s loss to President Trump.
Apparently Chuck Schumer just had a “Come to Jesus” moment with his thinking on Trump and Russia, Russia, Russia. Or else aliens have abducted the real Chuck Schumer.
From The Washington Post:
After blaming “Russian Collusion” for so long why is this slimy gangster changing his story now?
What on earth did the Democrats do wrong, Chuck?
The American people knew exactly what you Democrats stood for and we voted against it!
AsapSCIENCE has an overview of the science that pinpoints the specific things that may lead a person to reach 100 years of age.