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Don't wait until a half-hour before guests arrive to realize you haven't the slightest clue what deglaze means. Recipes are not about food. They're about words. Continue reading...
In a review of Vocabulary.com University of Michigan Professor Pamela Bogart can't decide whether to call the site "a dictionary with witty definitions," "an advanced vocabulary game," "a massive database of real examples," or "useful wordlists you can bookmark & learn." Finally she settles on "my favorite vocabulary & dictionary site/game," a title we're happy to accept! Continue reading...
Anyone seeking out a rich and unusual vocabulary need search no further than the pages of an old book. It doesn't have to be dusty volume shedding its leather binding into your coffee like so much unwanted nutmeg. Vocabulary-rich literary classics are rife with words that used to be part of everyday speech and now we encounter much less often. Continue reading...
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...
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