The Newest Euphemisms


John McWhorter writes for Aeon about the evolution of euphemisms, one of the functions in a language that evolves quicker than any other.

Michelle Vider is a writer based in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared/is forthcoming in The Toast, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Atlas and Alice, Baldhip Magazine, and others. Find her at or @meanchelled. More from this author →