Internet slang meshes into everyday language

So this week’s trend report is about to get pretty meta. As in, a discussion of hashtags will occur in a column titled #trending. Try to stay with me, folks: This is some serious stuff. Recently, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake created a parody video that features them using the word “hashtag” in spoken conversation. […]

Internet slang a sign of evolution

A few days ago, my roommates and I were talking about which first names and surnames sound good together. We came up with the name “Ella Wellman.” Looks neutral enough, right? Try saying it out loud. It sounds a lot like “ell-oh-ell, man.” As in, laughing out loud, man. It sounds like something you’d find in […]