Do You Give Nicknames to People You're Dating? Is This a Thing?

A recent column in The Atlantic contends that women assign nicknames to the multiple men they're dating because it helps keep things casual. The idea is, the second we start referring to the man we're dating by their real name to our friends — as opposed to "Hot Hat-Wearing Balding Guy" and "Formerly Fat Chris" — the… » 2/27/13 3:10pm 2/27/13 3:10pm

Honeypot, Flaps, Twat: Nicknaming a Vagina Is Tricky Business

The problem with the word "vagina" is that vaginas seem to be just straight-out bad luck. Only a masochist would want one, because only awful things happen to them. Vaginas get torn. Vaginas get "examined." Evidence is found in them. Serial killers leave things in them, to taunt Morse — like they're the shelf in the… » 7/25/12 1:35pm 7/25/12 1:35pm

Heads-Up, Darlin': Women Really Don't Like The Workplace Pet Names

A shocking new study has found that women don't enjoy being called pet names at the office — and their least favorite is "love." » 8/30/10 10:45am 8/30/10 10:45am

A Rose By Any Other Name

The makers of Mooncup, the silicone menstrual blood vessel, have launched a campaign at that asks visitors to reveal their nicknames for their "Bajingos" and "Cha chas." Our favorite entry so far? Anastasia Beaverhousen. [CopyRanter] » 3/17/10 11:40am 3/17/10 11:40am