Around the bases: defining hookup euphemisms


John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By The Pitt News Staff

First base, second base, third base, home. We’ve heard these euphemisms to describe varying levels of intimacy since grade school, but it seems no one can agree on exactly what they mean. Some of us at The Pitt News had strong opinions, but in the end, it’s up to you to decide.

Graphic by Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor
Graphic by Jordan Mondell | Layout Editor

Despite the stories we share about Friday night, no one seems to be able to agree on what exactly “hooking up” means either. Some Pitt students gave their thoughts: