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People Who Had Every Right to Curse in 2022.

People Who Had Every Right to Curse in 2022.

Nick Cannon’s nanny. Green Bay Packer fans. Any company endorsed by Kanye. Crypto investors who see Matt Damon in public. Alcoholic soccer fans in Qatar. James Corden’s waiter. The maid who strips Johnny Depp’s bed. Taylor Swift fans on Ticketmaster.

Ways to Get That Chatterbox Next to You on the Airplane to Shut Up

Ways to Get That Chatterbox Next to You on the Airplane to Shut Up

Frequent flyers say forced small talk is one of their greatest pet peeves.  So, the next time you find yourself trapped by a yapper on a red eye to JFK, try something from today’s list of the Ways to Get That Chatterbox Next to You on the Airplane to Shut Up. Pat your carry-on and say,…

Other Surprising Things That Can Cause Upset Stomachs

Other Surprising Things That Can Cause Upset Stomachs

Our worlds were rocked when we learned irritable bowel syndrome could be caused by gravity.  But the list of shocking tummy trouble triggers doesn’t stop there.  See what we mean with today’s list of Other Surprising Things That Can Cause Upset Stomachs. Madonna’s TikTok posts. Seeing your ex with Pete Davidson. Discovering Amber Heard left a “treat” on your…

Dumb Things Everyone Believes

Dumb Things Everyone Believes

28% of people think astrology is real.  But don’t mock them.  Especially since the rest of us believe in stuff that is much more ridiculous.  See what we mean with today’s list of Dumb Things Everyone Believes. Dogs like to play dress-up. Drinking wine with dinner every night doesn’t make us an alcoholic. This is…

Things Wearing Hot Pocket Cargo Shorts Says about You

Things Wearing Hot Pocket Cargo Shorts Says about You

Hot Pockets unveiled cargo shorts with a pocket designed for an actual Hot Pocket.  Before you hop online to order a pair, we strongly recommend you consider anything on today’s list of Things Wearing Hot Pocket Cargo Shorts Says about You. The only thing worse than my taste in food is my taste in clothes. I like to eat…

Words That Should’ve Been the Word of the Year for 2022

Words That Should’ve Been the Word of the Year for 2022

Merriam-Webster named “gaslighting” its Word of the Year.  Which tells us that Merriam-Webster has no clue what really went down in 2022.  Allow us to correct the record with today’s list of Words That Should’ve Been the Word of the Year for 2022. Pickleball. The Slap. Crypto collapse. Herschel-ism. Testicle-tanning. “Death Con 3.” Monkeypox. Amber…

Things Your Sofa Would Say If It Could Talk

Things Your Sofa Would Say If It Could Talk

Experts say the average sofa witnesses 311 arguments.  So we can add, “Cool it, you two!” to today’s list of Things Your Sofa Would Say If It Could Talk. Can you tell the dog my cushions aren’t interested in sex? Stop punching me when your team fumbles! Ask nicely and I’ll tell you where the remote…

Things to Be Thankful for in 2022

Things to Be Thankful for in 2022

Tomorrow is a day we give thanks.  So, if you’re struggling to come up with anything, we got your back with today’s list of Things to Be Thankful for in 2022. Elon Musk isn’t your boss. You didn’t put your life savings on the Rams to repeat. You held on to your receipt for Kanye’s shoes. Your “Tom & Giselle 4-Ever” tattoo…

Passive-Aggressive Ways to Tell a Houseguest That They Overstayed Their Welcome

Passive-Aggressive Ways to Tell a Houseguest That They Overstayed Their Welcome

After four days, house guests get annoying.  So, if you’re on day five of hosting . . . but can’t bring yourself to just flat-out scream “LEAVE!” . . . try something from today’s list of Passive-Aggressive Ways to Tell a Houseguest That They Overstayed Their Welcome. Your houseplants must miss you SO much. I…

Ways to Burn Calories This Winter Other than Exercise

Ways to Burn Calories This Winter Other than Exercise

31% of Americans exercise less in the winter because it’s too cold, dark, and awful.  But that doesn’t mean you have to plump up, either.  There are a lot of other options for staying trim when it’s nippy outside, which you’ll see with today’s list of Ways to Burn Calories This Winter Other than Exercise. Hurling the…