weekly blog--one for the ages
Ah. Today was supposed to be professional baseball’s day to open. Let’s hold that thought as we move through some intriguing news items.
NPR reports there is a woman who can determine who has Parkinson’s by their smell, which could lead to new diagnostic tools. The woman smelled the disease on her husband nearly a decade before his symptoms became severe enough for them to seek medical help. When the woman was asked to sit in a room with other people who had Parkinson's, she said they all had the same greasy, musty smell as her husband.
Gen Z versus Boomer slang terms:
Fit (outfit) - Threads
Fire (cool or amazing) - Groovy
Tea (gossip) - the Skinny
Lit (exciting, high energy, intoxicated, drunk) - Loaded
Wig (amazing) - Fab
Big Yikes (very embarrassing) - Bummer
Salty (annoyed, bitter) - Ticked Offer
Lewk (a signature physical trait) - Decked Out
Go Off (used to encourage a choice) - Don't flip your wig