Mark Peters

Mark Peters writes about euphemisms for Visual Thesaurus, comedy for McSweeney's, and comic books for Bark. He is the author of the forthcoming book Bullshit: A Lexicon from Three Rivers Press.

10 Obscure Bride-Related Words to Use During Wedding Season
9 Sweet Old Words for Bitter Tastes and Taunts
11 Obscure Expressions of Surprise We Should Bring Back
16 Marvelous Old Words for Munching We Need to Bring Back
11 Clandestine Words from the Lexicon of Spying
14 Wonderful Old Words for Walking We Should Bring Back
15 Old Words for the Duplicitous That We Should Bring Back
14 Secret Words for Conspiracies
12 Old Words for the Huge, Mammoth, and Gargantuan
9 Old Words for Ignorance
12 Words For The Insufferably Vain
10 Words for Fanciful, Obscure, Batty, Nonexistent Creatures
10 Sailor-Related Terms That Were Lost at Sea
10 Old Words for Curses and Cursing
17 Slangy Terms for Pickpockets to Put in Your Wallet
15 Hairy, Obscure Words Related to Beards and Mustaches
12 Old, Cheap Words for the Stingy
9 Old-Fashioned Words for the Fickle
12 Arm-Twisting Words for Bullies
11 Rare Old Words for the Heinous and Villainous
14 Old Words for Stinky Stuff That We Should Bring Back
10 Naïve Words for the Gullible
15 Pudding Cups of British Pudding Terms and Idioms
11 Old Words for the Single- or Narrow-Minded
11 Craven Words for Cowards
9 (Mostly) Polite Words for the Uncouth
12 Patriotic Superheroes Other Than Captain America
10 Devious, Dated Words for Deceptions
14 Old-Fashioned Words for Writers
A Higgledy-Piggledy Look at 12 Rare Reduplicative Words
15 Delicious Old Words for Gluttons
11 Words for Fictional Substances
9 Everyday Words You Didn’t Know Could Mean BS
16 Little Words and Phrases for Describing Small Amounts
11 of the FBI’s Most Amusing Bank Robber Nicknames
14 Underused Words Coined by James Joyce
7 Lesser-Known Members of the Batman Family
5 Bonkers 'Archie Comics' Crossovers
15 Ways to Avoid Saying 'Death'
Don’t Be a Ninnyhammer: 11 Old-Fashioned Words for Idiots
8 Regrettable (But Still Kind Of Awesome) Superheroes
10 Awful Words and the People They're Named For
10 of the Nicest and Nastiest Superman Analogues
8 Regrettable (But Still Kind Of Awesome) Superheroes
10 of the Nicest and Nastiest Superman Analogues


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