The word "please" can only get you so far. Luckily, there is a very big lexicon of words that help us ask for favors. Ranging from blatant behavior fawning over the person who can aid us (obsequious)...
Sir Richard Attenborough died on August 24, 2014 at the age of 90. Although best known to modern audiences as the proprietor of Jurassic Park in two of those hugely successful films, Attenborough had...
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, known as B.K.S. Iyengar or by the Sanskrit term of honor guruji, died on August 20, 2014 at the age of 95. An major innovative force in the practice of yoga,...
Lauren Bacall, one of the great, strong female movie stars of the 1940s, died on August 12, 2014 at the age of 89. In the Hollywood imagination she will forever be tied to Humphrey Bogart, her...
Robin Williams died on August 11, 2014 at the age of 62. For many people who watched him perform, either as a frenetic stand-up comic or on his television show "Mork & Mindy," he defined funny. In...
Sometimes that cloud just looks like a mouse, or maybe that car is as big as an elephant! Here are a few more words that you can use to liken anything to animals. Make sure to check out our first list...
These are just a few of the titles that apply to members of the professional working world. The people who perform these jobs are almost always trained in their specific field, after going through a...
Sometimes there are words that you've seen, read and maybe even used in conversation whose meaning you can never keep straight. Even after looking it up, the right definition doesn't stick. Here are...