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Etymology of Circle Jerk

January 17th, 2013 10:14 PM

Circle jerk. It’s not an easy word to forget. Do you remember when you first found out what it meant? Help us find the origin and etymology of the term in both literal and metaphorical sense.

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In the Media

2013 Horse Burger Scandal

January 17th, 2013 8:27 PM

This scandal involved the discovery of horse DNA in beef sold at several supermarkets in Ireland and Great Britain, which became an international controversy after it was made public earlier this week.

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Confirmed

OP Is a Fa**ot

January 17th, 2013 6:34 PM

On image boards and discussion forums, this insult is usually directed towards the original poster of a thread for presenting an unpopular opinion or piece of content.

Editor’s note: This entry contains language that may be deemed offensive; reader discretion is advised.

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Manti Te'o's Dead Girlfriend Hoax

January 17th, 2013 6:07 PM

Following yesterday’s revelation that a tearjerking story about Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his late girlfriend is a hoax, the Internet has been abuzz with gossips, jokes and theories surrounding this story. Join the research efforts and contribute what you know in this thread!

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