Okay, I’m Basic.

Obvious Basic Woman Things (?)

For those who are wondering, what the hell does “basic” mean in this context? Rather me trying to explain, there is a damn Wikipedia page dedicated to the origins of this slang.

Here it is, folks:

“Basic”,[1] is a term in American popular culture used pejoratively to describe people who are

Jill of all Traits. Federal Employee. Software Development. Night Owl. Recovering Vegan.

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Yena Choi

Yena Choi

Jill of all Traits. Federal Employee. Software Development. Night Owl. Recovering Vegan.

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