I’m a dorky writer who enjoys things like grammar and linguistics. Annoyingly, I correct the poor language of others in my head; I won’t respond to online dating requests if their profiles aren’t grammatically correct; and I even edit my text messages before I send.
But, I have to admit that I’ve developed a guilty pleasure that would make most writing traditionalists hurl: I’m obsessed with Urban Dictionary‘s Word of the Day. I suppose this is where my love of language and fixation on pop culture intertwine.
Occasionally, a travel-related word will pop up; I smile and file it away in my brain to be used later for amusement. Since that memory file of Urban Dictionary travel words is growing, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites with those who may also find them entertaining. In no particular order: