Word of the Day: Snarky
snarky \SNAHR-kee, adjective:
testy or irritable; short."I am," I told her, trying not to sound snarky. “You told me just yesterday that you’d signed up for tap lessons.”
— Amy Bloom, Full of It, 2007But I wanted to explore my attraction/repulsion to fame in a different way, and not just say snarky things about Cher or what have you.
— Cintra Wilson, Colors Insulting to Nature, 2010
Snarky arose in the early 1900s from the verb snark which meant “to snort” and “to nag.”
are there even any houses in the usa which touch each other???
like in britain some houses are terraced or semi-detached
but in america they’re like “dON’t tOUch mE!”
I HAVE ALWAYS WONDERED WHAT BRITISH NEIGHBORHOODS LOOKED LIKE. THANK YOU.
Isn’t that like a major fire code violation? Like if one house catches on fire, POOF there goes the whole fucking street up in flames.