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We couldn't resist checking out the story of Chaser, the three-year-old border collie who has learned 1000 words and we're glad we didn't. Because, as it turns out, even we human vocabulary learners can find inspiration in her story. Continue reading...
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In a piece on the Diwali celebrations being staged by members of the expatriate Indian community living in Silicon Valley, reporter Alison van Diggelen of National Public Radio's PRI talked to Indian nationals about words. Has the Indian influence brought enlightenment to Silicon Valley? Continue reading...
Did you ever think your 15 minutes (or at least 15 seconds) of fame would come via a vocabulary video? Now, here's your chance, with a vocabulary-in-video context sponsored by The New York Times Learning Network. Continue reading...
"Keeping track of all those flashcards is such a hassle, but Vocabulary.com is hassle free," writes college sophomore Lili Borland in a review of Vocabulary.com for the student-run college admissions blog, The Prospect. Continue reading...
Common Sense Media, the well-regarded independent site that reviews media for children, recently evaluated Vocabulary.com, and determined that the site's "a great learning resource" that's "fun," "easy to use," and "well designed." The review focused primarily on Vocabulary.com's appropriateness for children, concluding that it works best for kids age 13 and up. Read the full rating here. Continue reading...
Today is National Dictionary Day! And as big fans of the dictionary as a concept, an object, and an online tool, we are celebrating by asking Vocabularians to let us know their "happiest moment" with a Dictionary. Continue reading...
Inspired by a picture we snapped of the Carteret Abattoir in Carteret, NJ, we launched a "You Saw WHAT?! on a Sign? Vocabulary In Signage" contest. Over the last month, we've collected loads of great examples of words like abattoir out in the world, and here we share prize-winning contributions. Continue reading...
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