There was once a huge fight about this on jez and sort of on GT. Something about an author joking about bug photos being triggering and the people saying that triggers should be reserved for PTSD and then other people saying common phobias can also be triggering. It was a whole Thing. » 2/19/15 8:20pm 2/19/15 8:20pm

Eh, idk, even though vagina has a specific clinical definition, I think it is commonly colloquially used to refer to the whole general area, vulva and all. It seems like an argument of semantics, and a bit unfair to act as if everyone applying this common colloquial use of the word doesn't know anything about anatomy.… » 2/16/15 12:05pm 2/16/15 12:05pm

Based on one of my younger (6thish grade) cousins who ended up going back to public school after a few years being homeschooled, I would say another downside to look out for is kids not learning the motivation to do something for a non-parent. Like, my cousin would do well on her assignments because mom was the… » 2/16/15 11:56am 2/16/15 11:56am

This! Why a stuffed animal for a grown adult (barring it being an inside joke or collector item). I would much prefer some movie or concert tickets , or jewelry, or food...because I'm not 7 and have no need for a big cheap furry bear holding a heart. » 2/09/15 5:19pm 2/09/15 5:19pm

that is so annoying! My office has a ridiculous amount of dishware and such. 2 kinds of mugs (fancy for clients and branded for us) and many sized and varieties of glasses and plates (all matching in white and the company color). I never thought of how much I appreciate it! » 1/29/15 8:24pm 1/29/15 8:24pm

I remember the story of the baby, Bou Bou. I really don't even know what to say to these police brutality/cruelty stories anymore. How? How in 2014 is this something that happens? And that a vocal portion of the public downright supports?! » 1/15/15 11:23pm 1/15/15 11:23pm

I asked the mods if they were planning to issue a formal response or ruling, as they sometimes do in these sticky drama lama situations, and they said that the post was removed and the mods were discussing it further. But I am guessing they've decided to let it blow over? » 1/12/15 10:59pm 1/12/15 10:59pm