Croochie-proochles is the feeling of being cramped, shivviness is the feeling of discomfort when you wear new underwear, and other obscure words for common feelings and emotions. The Smithsonian’s first beer scholar has started what has been dubbed “the best job ever.” Teenage girls are having genital surgery to look more like Barbie. And a treat for book lovers: the American experience in 737 novels, mapped.
Photo: A beer flight. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)