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 lyzl6 days agolyzl

sorry it's just that...HE SAT IN THE FOREST AND NAPPED FOR ALMOST A DECADE WHILE HIS SISTERS TOOK CARE OF SHIT AND NOW HE RULES THE SEVEN KINGDOMS?!...

By Party_Harderson6 days agoParty_Harderson

Ok this *might* be a bit of an “unpopular opinion”, but I think everyone who watches and likes game of thrones is a pedophile and should die???...

By LisaPinkyWard7 days agoLisaPinkyWard

Just spent a couple of hours at the live show, never have I felt more love for and our work than I did tonight talking on stage about our work. Thank you for reminding me why we do this. The sisterhood is ...

By rgay7 days agorgay

Men talking loudly in airports because they are so very important: a retrospective....

By CCriadoPerez1 week agoCCriadoPerez

Fucking HELL. I've been emailed by an NHS scientist to thank me for Invisible Women because apparently her "senior colleagues" think closing the gender data gap in medicine is playing the "woman card" & the book "gives me...

By janiehaddad1 week agojaniehaddad

Erectile dysfunction is a part of God's plan to reduce abortions. We must criminalize the use of Viagra immediately to save us and legislate as much flaccidity as possible....

By AskAQueerChick3 weeks agoAskAQueerChick

White men really do say "fuck it, I'll run for President" in the same way women say "fuck it, I'll get bangs."...

By JenAshleyWright3 weeks agoJenAshleyWright

Ladies, remember when we all got called into the gymnasium to learn about our periods? That was when they told every little boy that he can and should run for President....

By emrazz3 weeks agoemrazz

Women: this is a problematic thing men do that happens often Men: but it doesn’t always happen Women: yes but often enough to be harmful Men: but not all men do it Women: yes but enough men to be harmful Men: but not me so not my...

By Rhiroberts3 weeks agoRhiroberts

To the man who sidled up to 2 school girls on the Victoria line this morning and reached out to grope them. I'm the one who saw you and moved them out of the way. I'm the mother of one of them for real and the mother of every single...

By DeborahFW4 weeks agoDeborahFW

Of all the people who’ve ever lived & all the people yet to live, it’s our turn now. Sometimes I just get so excited I’m having a turn - & one of the most fortunate turns at life, with more opportunity than almost any woman in...

By emrazz4 weeks agoemrazz

1 in 4 US women under the age of 45 have had an abortion. Abortion is healthcare. Healthcare is a right. That doesn’t change just because you happen to be pregnant....

By meganamram4 weeks agomeganamram

Being into weed culture now is like being really into Advil...

By emrazz4 weeks agoemrazz

The last woman who ran in a presidential election won the popular vote by more than 3M More than 60% of flipped seats in the midterm were won by women Nearly two thirds of registered women voters vote Democrat Stop saying women...

By manwhohasitall1 month agomanwhohasitall

Working husband and father? Feeling overwhelmed? YOUR FAULT. Drink more water, get up earlier and dress in your 'wow' colours....

By kiripritchardmc1 month agokiripritchardmc

Hello, polite reminder to GET YOUR FUCKING SMEAR TEST BOOKED. It’s fine and definitely less stress than some of the stuff you will have had done to your fanny....

By laurenduca1 month agolaurenduca

Happy National Perfect Date Day!!!...

By caitlinmoran1 month agocaitlinmoran

Everyone should come down to Extinction Rebellion if they can. It’s so beautifully hopeful and British and polite...

By aparnapkin1 month agoaparnapkin

I was hoping the Twitter redesign meant less white supremacy, but I guess dark mode is what we get...

By emrazz1 month agoemrazz

*men who treat women as they themselves would like to be treated but then expect to be rewarded with obedience, deference, and sexual submission because treating her with respect isn’t a gift it’s an implied contract Fixed it.

By aishacs1 month agoaishacs

Don't know why a blank word doc sends me into terror, while a blank notebook makes me excited about all the possibilities-- but just bought a brand new notebook for a brand new story I'm about to write-- can't wait to see what unfolds. 🙏🏾😊...

By xtinehlee1 month agoxtinehlee

As a beekeeper, I chuckle at the whole “birds and the bees” adage for sex talk. Because the queen mates w 10 drones in the first 2 weeks of her life. Their dicks fall off and plug her body. The dickless drones fall to their death. The...

By kaseycrayon1 month agokaseycrayon

I was told that military life would be too hard for me as a female, as someone who had knee surgery in high school, and as a college dropout. I’m now training to be a fucking nuclear engineer with the Navy.

By kateberlant1 month agokateberlant

I refuse to remain afraid. I’m going to tackle artichokes this year...

By haleybureau1 month agohaleybureau

Jane Goodall says she wants to fly all the climate change deniers to Antarctica and drop them in a melting glacier

By inthesedeserts1 month agointhesedeserts

Boomers are crawling out of the woodwork to tell young people that if they want free college they should earn it by joining the military. As someone who actually did that, I have some thoughts: 1. Shut the fuck up 2....

By MattCarr551 month agoMattCarr55

So my Twitter day began with Toby Young wanting Greta Thunberg to be ‘called out’. It ended with a vicious hit piece from Brendan O’Neill calling her a ‘millenarian weirdo’. She inspires thousands. These jealous, horrible little men...

By DavidLammy1 month agoDavidLammy

"This is not democracy. Spreading lies in darkness, paid for by illegal cash." "Is this how you want history to remember you? As the handmaidens to authoritarianism?" Brilliant and brave calls out the "gods of Silicon V...

By SophieRunning1 month agoSophieRunning

The most vulnerable people in society hold the future of society. Ignore them and foster indifference and intolerance. Invest in them and create a society at ease with itself, in which we all thrive.

By emrazz1 month agoemrazz

It’s men treating women like garbage - assaulting us, or blaming us, or talking over us and ignoring our experiences - that casts men in a negative light. If saying so feels problematic, the solution is not pretending these behaviors a...

By ArielDumas1 month agoArielDumas

FUN CHALLENGE: every single professional woman show up to work dressed like this...

By kirstar191 month agokirstar19

Right, I'm amazed by you lot. Thanks to my video going viral, I've been given a platform to write in the Guardian! 😍 This one's for all you tweeple and anyone else who thinks we need a fairer housing system. 👏👏👏👏👏👏...

By Nicole_Cliffe1 month agoNicole_Cliffe

I know a woman who had mutually parted ways with her boyfriend bc one of them was moving away, only to receive a 1200 word email from him about a month later listing (for her benefit) all the reasons he would have broken up w her even...

By marcellacomedy1 month agomarcellacomedy

Some days I wish I had boobs, other days I’m glad men are forced to look me in the eyes....

By anne_theriault2 months agoanne_theriault

By the age of 35, every woman should: - be walking around the house saying, “Why is every single light on? Do I look like I’m made of money? Open a curtain for once, will you?” - wonder aloud why this room that she just tidied is...

By caitlinmoran2 months agocaitlinmoran

Can your pores ever get TOO refined? Like, could they close up super-tight, like a bum-hole, and suffocate your face?...

By SophieRunning2 months agoSophieRunning

Really tired of articles explaining the pay gap by reaffirming the pay gap. We will only close it by asking WHY women are in lower-paid jobs: because education still funnels them into roles deemed suited to their sex; and governments don...

By emrazz2 months agoemrazz

Things men have explained to me today (nonexhaustive): - breastfeeding - how to properly deal with threats - slut shaming - why it’s clear I hate Joe Biden - why it’s clear I love Joe Biden - math - “true feminism” - legal...

By laurenduca2 months agolaurenduca

“I know sexuality isn’t a choice, because I definitely wouldn’t choose to be with men.” — the wisest woman at this bar...

By KathyBurke2 months agoKathyBurke

Would everyone just stop being racist please. It's really fucking embarrassing....

By emrazz2 months agoemrazz

The Venn diagram of people who post naked Melania memes and people who claim Biden should be able to kiss whoever he wants is a circle....

By laurenduca2 months agolaurenduca

If you are unable to control yourself around women in leggings, do us all a favor and go to jail...

By laurenduca2 months agolaurenduca

I don’t usually like to overthink panel discussions, but I’m joining a conversation about gender in politics at Harvard tomorrow and will be fully prepared to perform a one-woman recitation of “Legally Blonde” in its entirety...

By Cromerty2 months agoCromerty

The perfect shade of lipstick is apparently the same colour as your areola. In other news, I've just received a lifetime ban from the Whitby branch of Boots....