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Bitchy stories

When a friend referred to my dog as a bitch, it raised many an eyebrow. He reasoned -“but she is a bitch – that’s what you call a female dog!” To call someone a bitch is insulting. Surprisingly, it can also have positive connotations. Here’s to the bitch!

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/meet-the-new-bitch/386246/

When Slut became a slang word

We use the word slut to refer to an immoral female. But, that wasn’t always the case! Earlier, the word did not have any sexual connotations. More than a century ago, the word slut has also come to mean a female dog. Here’s some noise about slut.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/03/21/the-surprising-roots-of-the-word-slut.html

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