Angela Tung

Writes about: Words

Angela Tung is a writer in New York. Her work has appeared in The Week, Quartz, SalonThe Bellingham Review, The Frisky, and elsewhere. She also blogs about words and language at Wordnik. In her spare time, she watches entirely too much TV.

14 Ways of Saying 'Drunk' Across the United States
8 Slasher Slang Terms, Dissected
7 Fake Words That Ended Up in the Dictionary
Words and Phrases That Came From TV Shows
Sayings for 'Ghost' From Across the United States
18 Spooky Halloween Phrases From Around the U.S.
16 Buggy Ways to Say Mosquito
12 Different Ways to Say 'Doughnut' Across the U.S.
15 Wintry Words for Snowy Weather Across the United States
19 Old-Timey Ways to Call B.S.
Hear the Interviews that Helped Build the Dictionary of American Regional English
12 Regional Idioms for ‘Highway Median Strip’
10 Pieces of Lying Lingo from Across the United States
14 Different Ways to Call 'Dibs' Across the United States
10 Everyday Words 'Star Wars' Gave Us
10 Old-Timey Exclamations From Across the U.S.
15 Regional Words for Vomiting
13 Sonorous Terms for Snoring from Across the U.S.
8 Slang Terms from 'The Breakfast Club,' Decoded
10 Pointy Pieces of Slayer Slang from 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
14 Terms of Affection from Across the U.S.
13 Ways to Say You're "Mad as Hell" Across the U.S.
11 Idioms for 'Exhausted' from Across the United States
8 Old-Timey Ways to Say ‘No Way’
9 Ways of Saying 'Stupid' Across the United States
25 Dramatic Dragonfly Nicknames From Around the U.S.
21 Pulpy Pieces of Lumberjack Lingo
17 Scrumptious Ice Cream Idioms from All Over the U.S.
13 Regional Insults to Offend People Across the U.S.
13 Poke-Easy Regional Idioms to Describe Lazy People
11 Imaginative Regional Idioms to Describe Heavy Rain
14 Mind-Twisting Terms from 'The Matrix'
9 Common Words That Come From Railroad Lingo
10 Sweet Slang Terms from ‘Sixteen Candles’
15 Corker Cricket Terms, Deciphered
20 Fierce Dothraki Terms to Know for 'Game of Thrones'
15 Fast-Talking Auctioneering Terms
15 Brewtastic Ways to Say 'Beer'
12 Delicious Pieces of Regional Pizza Slang
17 Secret Slang Terms Your Doctor Might Be Using
11 Playful Pieces of Pinball Slang
8 (More) Common Words You Might Not Know Are Irish
11 Pieces of Piercing Bagpiping Slang
The Hidden Meanings Behind 11 Prison Tattoos
6 Significant 'The Silence of the Lambs' Names to Sink Your Teeth Into
11 Swindling Slang Terms from 'The Grifters'
16 (Not-So-Scary) Clowning Terms, Unmasked
The Origins of 9 Gab-Worthy 'Gilmore Girls' Terms
10 Cosplay Terms to Know Before You Head to Comic Con
11 Perfectamundo Phrases from 'Happy Days'


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