Summer is an undeniably horny season and, in these months of newly vaccinated debauchery after a year and a half of isolation, compliments are fittingly depraved. Thanks to a series of copypastas circulating on TikTok, Twitter, and Tumblr, this summer’s motto is “breedable.”
There is no hidden meaning in this phrasing. This isn’t youthful slang that older generations will have to Google to understand, though the word’s explicit nature may incite another round of fear-mongering articles failing to decode what teens are texting each other. When people refer to themselves or others as breedable, they literally mean so hot; they’d like to procreate.
The word breedable is ingrained in misogyny both online and offline, but a complex one in fanfiction circles, which ar… Read More