ASSville: The online spanking community created by those who frequent(ed) alt.sex.spanking, ASSville has its own coffee shop; a thriving business district; and even its very own bag lady. aSSSville, the online spanking community created by those who frequent soc.sexuality.spanking, is a sister city to ASSville. Their boundaries are very blurred.
Bryson: Mija's bear. He's an expert in all things bearish and has accompanied Mija on many travels with Pablo. He also protects Mija at night when Pab is away - he might look soft and squishy, but he's fierce when roused.
SSC: The Short Story Contest held annually each summer on the Usenet newsgroup soc.sexuality.spanking (and before that on its predecessor, alt.sex.spanking). You can find the archives of the 1999, 2000 contests at Don Croyle's site, and the 2001 and 2002 contests at the soc.sexuality.spanking SSC archive.
Twiglets: A popular UK snack, crunchy wheaty twig-shaped sticks, covered with Marmite (gloopy black yeast extract).
Usenet: The Internet's oldest and biggest system of discussion forums, or 'newsgroups'. alt.sex.spanking, where we met, and soc.sexuality.spanking, where we mostly hang out these days, are two Usenet newsgroups. We like Usenet a lot, and try to support it however we can. Unlike so many of the more recent web-based discussion forums, Usenet isn't owned by onyone, and wasn't created as a way of gathering an audience for advertising. It's an important and integral part of the 'net. Here are two good places to start finding out more: