For more information, see the search syntax documentation. Search results are sorted by creation date.

Search Results

Tagging Discussion » Proposal: Twintails Alias Pigtails » Post 2

Best Artist - Providing quality, Derpibooru-exclusive artwork
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Silver Supporter - Silver Supporter
Heart Gem -
Not a Llama - Happy April Fools Day!
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2017) - Celebrated Derpibooru's five year anniversary with friends.
Happy Derpy! -
Responsible Disclosure -
Artist -

>On the right is a “pigtails” hairstyle???  
>You explain it to me because I don’t get it.
I just looked up the eytmology of the “pigtails” hairstyle, and it seems like some ancient holdover from the 1600s. The term went from the literal pig’s tail, to a term for twisted tobacco leaves, to a term used by sailors for some variant of the modern hairstyle, to its current usage… I suspect/guess that originally pigtails may have specifically referred to hair that was wrapped to create a sort of spiral appearance like:  
But eventually that part got watered down enough that it now just means two pony tails on either side of the head. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
>Pigtails just sounds farmerish and derogatory.
Although I don’t have much occasion to talk hair styles, in the US, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone use the term in this way. I’d guess that since many hair styles have such random names (Mohawk, dreadlocks, buzz cut, mullet, pompadour, etc) it’s kinda rare to seriously consider what the word means beyond the hairstyle it represents.

Tagging Discussion » Proposal: Twintails Alias Pigtails » Post 1

Tagging Discussion » Proposal: Twintails Alias Pigtails » Topic Opener

Default search

If you do not specify a field to search over, the search engine will search for posts with a body that is similar to the query's word stems. For example, posts containing the words winged humanization, wings, and spread wings would all be found by a search for wing, but sewing would not be.

Allowed fields

Field SelectorTypeDescriptionExample
authorLiteralMatches the author of this post. Anonymous authors will never match this
bodyFull TextMatches the body of this post. This is the default field.body:test
created_atDate/Time RangeMatches the creation time of this post.created_at:2015
idNumeric RangeMatches the numeric surrogate key for this
myMetamy:posts matches posts you have posted if you are signed in. my:posts
subjectFull TextMatches the title of the topic.subject:time wasting thread
topic_idLiteralMatches the numeric surrogate key for the topic this post belongs to.topic_id:7000
topic_positionNumeric RangeMatches the offset from the beginning of the topic of this post. Positions begin at 0.topic_position:0
updated_atDate/Time RangeMatches the creation or last edit time of this post.updated_at.gte:2 weeks ago
user_idLiteralMatches posts with the specified user_id. Anonymous users will never match this term.user_id:211190
forumLiteralMatches the short name for the forum this post belongs