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In which Hank discusses his new obsession. There are /so many/ words for "Cool" because what is cool is always changing and we need new words to embody that new aesthetic. This has resulted in a wonderful and beautiful (and sometimes worrying) array of words that mean the same thing (cool) and yet different things (the cool of a particular place and time).

This discussion of when and how slang becomes cultural appropriation is one of the best I've seen:

And this article on what cultural appropriation is is a great introduction:

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  • PR_kitty Added this video is weird/cool
  • Mari Added I love this video and yes it is definitely extremely cool
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  • #piglover Added yes, this video is cool.
  • Crazychicken Added sorry no interesting comments hank. but we love the fault in our stars.