Even if you roll your eyes at the forced use of acronyms all around us, you might find DGAF really amusing/handy. DGAF as in “I DGAF about KIMYE, but a veil at your 17th wedding?” DGAF came across my email on a day when I saw OK (as well as o.k., okay and, annoyingly, k – because a two letter word is just too much to type) used as a superlative, an acceptance, and an indicator of a state that is nowhere near bad, horrible or dismal, but also a couple of exits away from ideal, perfect or peachy-keen. Its print presentation echoes the somewhat ambiguous existence. It is a compelling mash-up of O’s eternal rolling-alongness with the kinks and hard stops of K. Continue reading “Frankly my dear, I dgaf”
Anagram fun: Can you think of a US Armed Force that is the anagram for the plural noun form of those active in another force?
As an example, think of this riddle (and I apologize to any Army fans who are insulted by the wording, but I only had four letters to work with.) What is the anagram of an armed force when its soldier goes wimpy? Or more PC- What given name is the anagram of an armed force?
Answer: Army -> <- Mary. Mary -><-Army. Uma, Oprah. Continue reading “Fun with letters and patterns”