More than other textspeak, totes brings on the cringe face. Totes, short for “totally,” is def not about a gym bag. I could say say WTF aloud like I’m trying to win a spelling bee and not get the same response. For the moment, #totes is more popular than sexting on Twitter.
Americans would trust a military veteran or a movie star as president more than a college professor. Americans believe Snooki deserves higher speaking fees than Toni Morrison. However, I think this bubbling resentment emerges most prominently in the comic book Superman, where each month, the strong handsome titular figure beats the shit out of the nerdy bald guy.