It is not easy to know when a phrase is appropriate for use. Phrases are often shortened or abbreviated. PAWG, a relatively new abbreviation, is rapidly becoming more popular. But what is PAWG and is it a suitable phrase?
What does PAWG mean?
PAWG stands for “phat white girl.” This is an internet slang term used to describe a white woman who has a large butt. PAWG also uses PHAT as an acronym, which stands to mean “pretty hot & tempting”.
Although the abbreviation should be considered a compliment, it is often viewed as offensive and sexist. Many women see their worth reduced to their sexual appearances and looks.
From Where Does PAWG Come?
This slang term has been around for twenty years and has grown in popularity over the past few years. Although it is difficult to determine where the phrase came from, Urban Dictionary says that it was first used on July 29, 2004.
PAWG and PHAT are similar words so it can be assumed that they are the same in origin. PAWG was also popularized in hip-hop music in the 1990s.
PAWG is a term that’s most often used today to refer to porn industry women, models and celebrities with similar physical features. Kim Kardashian and her sisters are the most well-known people who use PAWG. It is also a popular hashtag that Instagram models use to identify themselves as PAWG.
Is it possible to use it in an email for work?
In a professional environment, PAWG should not be used. It is possible to send an email to HR with the PAWG and be terminated. You should not use PAWG in casual, informal conversations with colleagues.
Even if you are good friends with your coworkers, this phrase can easily offend. This is why you shouldn’t refer to female coworkers by this phrase. It will make it impossible for you to get a job.
Is PAWG acceptable to use?
Depending on whom you ask, there will be a good time to use PAWG. Some believe the term should not be used because it is sexist or objectifies women. This word is most often used online on porn websites and social media.
Be careful with people whom you intend to use this abbreviation. It is important to get to know the person and their views on the abbreviation. It is best to use the word with someone you know who has used it before.
PAWG will be the most accepted to use in the original places where the phrase was created. If you see a hashtag on social media, or an online site that uses the abbreviation, this means PAWG is acceptable to use.