Shit Girls Say Gets The Lingo Right: Attention Getter
You hear it every day. On the subway, in the elevator, on the sidewalk: girls making completely inane statements that are worthy of an eye roll. Until you find yourself saying the exact same thing three hours later.
It's not the most flattering portrait of women's language skills, but the Twitter account @shitgirlssay is pretty darn accurate. Hang around ladies for long enough, and you know you'll hear one of these quips slip out -- we sure recognized ourselves in more than a few. Posting hundreds of innocuous statements alongside more than a few Kim Kardashian retweets, Shit Girls Say had us furiously IM'ing our favourites to each other as soon as we discovered it.
Social media lends itself so beautifully to this kind of "analysis" that it's easy to see why accounts like this keep cropping up. Most famous, of course, is @shitmydadsays, with almost 2.9 million followers on Twitter, a book and even a failed TV sitcom to its name.
Shit That Siri Says was an instant hit on Tumblr as soon as the iPhone 4S came out, sparkling with such gems as explaining that the meaning of life is chocolate, 'talking dirty' with words like humus and compost, and explaining why she can't marry the phone's owner. The unintentionally hilarious responses from the phone -- assuming, of course, that it isn't in fact the next evolution of intelligent life -- are such a great marketing campaign, we wouldn't be surprised if Apple had created the site themselves.