May 2011

Reclaiming the F Word

I’d like to channel Eve Ensler for a moment, but instead of having you chant a famously vulgar (to many people, anyway) term that rhymes with blunt, I’d like to have you chant the word, “Fat.”

Whisper it. Feel the “F” on your tongue as it almost hisses out, like soft, round snake. Fat. Faaaat. Spit out the “T” on the end of it, declaring the word with all of your intent.