Bitkah

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Synonyms: The Bitkahs, bitca
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Bitkah is a fannish term for bitch. However, instead of being applied in an insulting manner, some fans use it to self-identify their snarky, often mocking, commentary on fandom and life.

The phrase came into popularity when it appeared on the TV show Buffy in the late 1990s.

Willow: Why is she acting like such a B-I-T-C-H?
Giles: I think we're a little too old to be spelling things out.
Xander: (to Willow) She's a bitkah?

Around the same time, Sandy Herrold and a group of loosely inter-connected fan friends began calling themselves "The Bitkahs."

It is also often spelled "bitca," for instance in the Buffy_Bitcas recs comm or in this meta on character bashing called The Buffy Bitca Syndrome.

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