Laney Crowell, one of the women who started the blog, said in the article that it was "very tongue in cheek;" she has since described it as a satire that embellishes true experiences for effect.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
, que considerava que o Estado se origina por meio de um “contrato social”.
Nele, os cidadãos abrem mão de alguns direitos e liberdades e se submetem a regras que lhes permitem viver em sociedade.
O filósofo inglês John Locke (1632-1704), conhecido como pai do liberalismo, defendia que um dos direitos a que o homem renuncia no contrato social é o de defesa e de fazer justiça com as próprias mãos.
At times, details are plucked from thin air to give the stories a satirical edge.
It's official: The Times got pranked last month by the girls of "Dating a Banker Anonymous," referred to in a fizzy Times profile last monthas a "support group" dedicated to women whose "monthly Bergdorf's allowance has been halved." Linda Holmes, blogging at National Public Radio, was dubious from the start: "Isn't it totally obvious that this is a put-on?
There is no real support community, no regular meetings and the blog is written by Crowell and her lawyer sidekick Megan Petrus, who concoct entries out of a mixture of their own experiences, stories of people who email the site, and anecdotes of girls they meet socially.
They don't fact check the emails, or the gossip, and the posts are embellished and exaggerated for added laughs.
O artigo 345 do nosso Código Penal deixa claro que é crime “fazer justiça pelas próprias mãos, para satisfazer pretensão, embora legítima”.