Big Mouth: It’s different for the girls

This article first appeared in issue 230 of .net magazine – the world's best-selling magazine for web designers and developers.

Many things make me despair for humanity: drop-crotch trousers; Katie Price; the Mail Online’s popularity. But the big one is Twitter’s trending topics list. It’s a regularly updated barometer of stupidity, but even by its low standards the trending topic #replacebandnameswithrape came as a surprise.

Feeling ready for some comedy? “The Backstreet Rape”. “Rape Cab for Cutie”. “Chase and Rape”. I could go on, but I’ve depressed myself already.

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