What’s Trending: Friday, December 2nd, 2022
o They’ve released their year-end charts and the number one Hot 100 song of 2022 was “Heat Waves” by Glass Animals.
o The song took 59 weeks to reach number one, which set a record for the longest climb in Hot 100 history.
o The rest of the year end Hot 100 top 5 include:
§ “As it Was” by Harry Styles
§ “Stay” by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
§ “Easy On Me” by Adele
§ “Shivers” by Ed Sheeran
o Taylor Swift is the Top Female Artist of the Year, while Bad Bunny was Top Male Artist and Top Artist of the Year.
o And the title of Top New Artist of 2022 goes to Latto.
o Pretty much everyone uses slang, but we don’t always know what it means, new research reveals.
o A poll of 15-hundred adults in the U.S. by the online language platform Preply finds that we’re using slang even more than a year ago, 94% say they do this year, up 10% from last year. But most of us (89%), turn to the Internet to find out what a slang term means.
o “Ghosted” is named the most popular slang term, followed by “salty” - which means “being exceptionally bitter, resentful or angry.”
o Other top slang words include “catfish,” “low-key” and “savage,” as in “not caring about consequences.”
o But more than half (59%) of those surveyed say they’re annoyed by slang and “bae” has been named the most annoying slang term, followed by “on fleek” and “rona.”
o Hot Pockets and an apparel company have created a pair of cargo shorts with insulated pockets.
o So there's a LITERAL hot pocket . . . and it's specifically for transporting heated Hot Pockets.
o At first glance, they're normal, beige cargo shorts . . . but they have a cargo pocket on one thigh labeled "hot" with the message, "insert sandwich here." The pocket on the other side is labeled "cold."
o The front also has a graphic of a devil that says, "stay heated."
o The limited-edition shorts will go on sale on December 12th . . . and will be available in sizes Small through Extra Large, on the Hot Pockets online shop.
o There's no word on a price yet . . . but the shorts will come with one coupon redeemable for Hot Pockets.
o There's also a matching hoodie, but it does not include an actual hot pocket.