Communication

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S*** Support Agents Say

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VideoSift shared an 1.75 minutes YouTube video showing "S*** Support Agents Say -- Phrases you will hear a lot if you call customer service..."

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Jack Bauer as a spiderman?

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This Savage Chickens comic strip shows a funny comic strip showing 24's Jack Bauer as a spiderman?

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I Like You in Real Life (But Not on the Internet)

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VideoSift shared a funny 3.5 minutes YouTube video showing "I Like You in Real Life (But Not on the Internet)".

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A phonetic description of the annoying sounds teen(ager)s make and a linguistic dissection of 7/seven annoying teen(age) sounds.

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VideoSift shared an amusing one minute and 42 seconds YouTube video showing "a phonetic description of annoying sounds teenagers make -- This is what linguistics was invented for: so we could give precise phonetic descriptions of those rude sounds adolescents make. This accompanies the article, "A linguistic dissection of 7 annoying teenage sounds".

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50 Common Misquotations

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VideoSift shared a 7.75 minutes YouTube video showing "50 Common Misquotations - Mental Floss (mental_floss)) ... looks at 50 common misquotations and misattributions."

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It's Not About the Nail: She Says, Can't You Just Listen?!

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VideoSift shared an one minute and 41 seconds Vimeo video parody/spoof titled "It's Not About the Nail" -- "'Don't try to fix it. I just need you to listen.' Every man has heard these words. And they are the law of the land. No matter what..."

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The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games

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Blue's News shared an eight image Wired's slide show (one page) showing "The Funny, Occasionally Dirty, Hidden Messages in Your Favorite Games -- It's the 80's, or perhaps the 90's.

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Teen(ager)s, Social Media, and Privacy

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Pew Internet has a few reports showing that "Teens are sharing more info(rmation) about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information. Despite taking these privacy-protective actions, teen social media users do not express a high level of concern about third-parties (such as businesses or advertisers) accessing their data ..."

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Epic Rap Battles of History

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Epic Rap Battles (ERB) of History and its YouTube channel (not all of them are there) have a bunch of funny, cussy, and offensive rap/hip hop music videos that "features comedic rap battles between historical and/or pop culture figures..."

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The Inbox -- If Spam Messages Were Delivered By Real People

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HardOCP shared an almost 3.75 minutes hilarious YouTube video titled "The Inbox" showing what "if spam messages were delivered by real people".

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A Facebook Update In Real Life

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Symbolset's /. comment/reply shared a hilarious 2.5 minutes YouTube video titled "A Facebook Update In Real Life

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Words that last ...

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Boing Boing shared The Washington Post with very short Flash audio clips -- "Words that last ... identified 23 'ultraconserved words' that have remained largely unchanged for 15,000 years. Words that sound and mean the same thing in different languages are called 'cognates'. These are five words that have cognates in at least four of the seven Eurasiatic language families..."

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Do you still use instant messages (IMs)?

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New iPhones are like New Girlfriends

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VideoSift shared a funny 2.5 minutes CollegeHumor video showing a spoof/parody sketch/skit of "New iPhones are Like New Girlfriends -- We explore the similarities between these two fragile relationships."

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... Perfect Girlfriend

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VideoSift shares a shocking and funny twenty/20 seconds YouTube video showing someone's perfect girlfriend.

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Study: Negative People Are Way Better at Replying to Emails

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A Contactually blog reports "Turn That Frown Upside Down? Maybe Not: Negative People Reply to Emails 36% Faster ... Engineers at Contactually, a referral marketing platform, recently analyzed over 100 million email conversations and determined that being negative actually is helpful when it comes to email. On average, negative people tend to reply to emails 36% faster than their positive, bubbly colleagues..."

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What Happens If You Text Your Parents Pretending To Be A Drug Dealer?

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Blue's News shared a funny article, with screen shots/captures with cussings, showing "What Happens If You Text Your Parents Pretending To Be A Drug Dealer? -- "Nathan Fielder, star and creator of ... shows on television, Comedy Central's Nathan for You, asked his Twitter followers to text their parents saying they had weed for sale. And the results are as good and as painful as you'd imagine..."

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Awkward Handshake: The Game

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Dorkly shared a hilarious almost 2.75 minutes YouTube video showing a spoof/parody titled "Awkward Handshake: The Game ... Ever have an awkward moment while greeting someone? Time to level up on your social skills."

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