The Daily Salt

With a razor-sharp take on everything from media representation to boob sweat, we're keeping you up-to-date on the one-liners and relatable conversations happening online right now. This is your daily fix of laugh-out-loud burns from women who give zero shits telling it how it is.

The Women Of The Internet Have Spoken...

By manwhohasitall3 months agomanwhohasitall

WAKEY WAKEY BUSY DADS! Wife and kids asleep? Now is a good time to rehydrate your face, conceal sadness and put your first load of washing on. And don't forget to smile!...

By aparnapkin3 months agoaparnapkin

facebook now feels like linkedin for aunts...

By Terri_White3 months agoTerri_White

Nowt says I’M ON HOLIDAY like spending £50 at the airport Boots on absolutely nothing at all...

By frankieboyle3 months agofrankieboyle

If you didn't get the exam results you wanted, it's worth remembering that life on Earth will soon be over...

By aparnapkin3 months agoaparnapkin

Clippy 2019: "It looks like you're writing a manifesto. Are you a white supremacist?"...

By Lhlodder3 months agoLhlodder

No one makes more observations than a child sharing a stall with his mother inside a public restroom....

By emrazz3 months agoemrazz

You know what’s funny is that there are hundreds of millions of “disenfranchised, disaffected” women and not a single fucking one of them is shooting up a Wal Mart....

By SusannaLHarris4 months agoSusannaLHarris

My favorite part of the writing process is cleaning the apartment....

By TheDweck4 months agoTheDweck

I’ve lost track of whether the racism is distracting from the crimes or the crimes are distracting from the racism...

By matthaig14 months agomatthaig1

20 years ago this summer I nearly died by suicide in Ibiza. I knew I had no future. I knew I’d never be happy again. Today I am in France. With family. And dog. Enchanted. I am alive. I am happy. In the future that couldn’t exist....

By Laura_Scott4 months agoLaura_Scott

Male cyclist “your brave riding alone” Me “umm not really” Him “what if you get a puncture” Me “you don’t know how to fix one??” Him scoffing “of course I do!” Me: “yep... me too” He leaves the cafe. I finish my coffee and...

By JenAshleyWright4 months agoJenAshleyWright

I just want to vote for someone time travelers don't have to kill....

By caitlinmoran4 months agocaitlinmoran

This piece by Florence Welch about getting sober, and finally liking herself, is wonderful. I saw her when she was messy and she was burning terrifying fast. I'm glad it has a good end: "I was good at singing, good at drinking and good ...

By manwhohasitall4 months agomanwhohasitall

PRO TIP: If you struggle to get your wife to do her share of the holiday preparation, it could be that your standards are too high, you use the wrong tone of voice or you criticise too much....

By emrazz4 months agoemrazz

If you’re not anti-rape-in-all-circumstances, you’re pro-rape. If someone asks you whether rape is wrong, and your answer is, “it depends,” you are pro-rape. That’s how rape culture operates and survives. I can’t believe this even has...

By Dillylumpty4 months agoDillylumpty

I love my Mum, but when my brother turned 18 they bought him a fancy watch, and because it was expensive she insisted on referring to it as a 'time piece', and for that I cannot forgive her....

By yassmin_a4 months agoyassmin_a

The thing that really gets me is if I looked that unkempt walking down the street people would probably assume I’m... [insert bias here] They certainly wouldn’t think ‘oh, hey. She could be PM’

By SofieHagen4 months agoSofieHagen

People who are on diets are so interesting. It’s always exciting to hear diet-talk. Like woah, you haven’t eaten bread for three weeks? I think I just got goosebumps. You feel lighter? Wow, who will play you in the biopic? After three...

By ConnieSchultz4 months agoConnieSchultz

In the last days of Mom's life, I blubbered an apology for being so full of opinions. She took my hand & said, "Honey, you're who I wanted to be." I often think of that in reading views of so many younger women. I don't always...

By solomongeorgio4 months agosolomongeorgio

When someone tells me a woman is difficult or a bitch, my first thought is “I need to befriend this honest and confident woman.”...

By GuiltFemPod4 months agoGuiltFemPod

I'm a feminist but when my mum told me her bruise was from when she got her boob trapped in a folding stool when the fire alarm went off in her house while she was in the shower... I laughed until I cried. /Kelly....

By manwhohasitall4 months agomanwhohasitall

ALL MEN! Kickstart the summer with a super-healthy salad, barely-there legs, invisible pores, a transculent face, a tiny voice and the waist of a wasp* (* a very thin wasp)....

By malkatz4 months agomalkatz

Name a fictional character who absolutely voted for Trump. NO villains....

By solomongeorgio4 months agosolomongeorgio

Next person that asks me where I’m “really” from is getting a large close-up photo of my mother’s vagina....

By aparnapkin4 months agoaparnapkin

i like texting “a block away” to friends six hours after our coffee date just to show ‘em they picked a real wild card...

By LucyGoesDating4 months agoLucyGoesDating

A bloke liked my profile on Hinge and he’s tall and ginger and cute so I ’invited him to chat’ and he actually messaged me and is chatting away merrily and what is happening I don’t even understand...

By JenAshleyWright4 months agoJenAshleyWright

Which movie has the sets you'd most want to live in? I will spoil it for you, it's Midsommar (but less murder.)...

By jesschivers4 months agojesschivers

Anyone who’s read my book will know I literally skipped away from the childminders listening to Aha (The sun always shines on TV) the first time I left my son. The prospect of two unshackled hours was ecstasy. I was euphoric....

By Helen_Whately4 months agoHelen_Whately

photocall - just a handful of the thousands of supporters gathered here in advance of my Flex Working 10 minute rule bill (which I’m introducing to later today)

By manwhohasitall4 months agomanwhohasitall

"I keep hearing people saying 'camera person' when they could just use the perfectly good, gender-neutral word 'camerawoman'. My friend John is a male camerawoman and he's absolutely fine with it. I rest my case." Claire, CEO...

By JenAshleyWright4 months agoJenAshleyWright

My parents are immigrants. I’m a dual citizen. I’m plenty critical of Trump, but I have never been told to go back to my own country and I never will. Because it’s about race. It has always been about race....

By Helsylindley4 months agoHelsylindley

Hi Late to the party, I know, but I’ve just read “Everywoman”. As a brummie woman in a male dominated industry who is sometimes scared to speak up for fear of sounding like a thick clanger, I could feel my attitude ch...

By JdR_Tech4 months agoJdR_Tech

Feeling privilleged to walk in the footsteps of incredible women in our industry... does a wonderful job of shining a light on amazing role models of our time. Most influential women in UK tech 2019 longlist ⁦

By manwhohasitall4 months agomanwhohasitall

What do you call the male version of a leader?...

By deapoirierbooks4 months agodeapoirierbooks

Inside you are two writers One who wants to write And one who won't get off Twitter 👀...

By rgay4 months agorgay

This young mom was alone pushing a cart full of suitcases and a stroller and so I asked if she needed help and she said yes so I pushed the baby and dragged my suitcase behind me. Her husband was waiting for her so that was good....

By IjeomaOluo4 months agoIjeomaOluo

The beauty of anti-racism is that you don't have to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it, including in yourself. And it's the only way forward.

By RepDonBeyer4 months agoRepDonBeyer

Only one of the Members of Congress pictured below was born outside the United States. It’s me, also the only one who was not the subject of a racist tweet by the President today. All of us — including those like and me born ...

By emrazz4 months agoemrazz

How to keep a partner in 6 simple steps: 1. Learn how to feed your goddamn self 2. Be available 3. Don’t tell them what to do 4. Offer something of value 5. Don’t abandon your responsibilities 6. Communicate your needs like a fuckin...

By meganamram4 months agomeganamram

i mean, trump is right, most of those congresswomen are from a country whose government is a complete and total catastrophe...

By Scaachi4 months agoScaachi

female facial hair removal appliances do a whole lot of gymnastics to pretend that they're not actually just razors and you're not actually just shaving your face...

By okayplayer4 months agookayplayer

Report: Lashana Lynch has been cast as the first ever black and female 007 in the upcoming James Bond film:

By callapilla4 months agocallapilla

My parents are replacing their coffee machine, which is 7 years old. Me: that’s not that old, I have sheets older than that. Mother: well perhaps your sheets aren’t getting as much action as our coffee machine. I’m going to need an...