Tommy Ramone, the drummer for the 70s punk giants The Ramones, died on July 11th 2014 at the age of 65. It's no accident that one of the Ramones' most famous songs is "Blitzkrieg Bop"- the band was...
Eileen Ford, the co-founder of Ford Models, died on July 9th at the age of 92. One of the most successful people ever in her field, her choice of clients helped define international standards of...
Scrabble lovers take different approaches to playing the game. Some memorize admissible two-letter words that come in handy as the game nears its end and the tiles run low. The all-too-often elusive...
Sometimes you know a word has two forms, but you 're not sure which one is appropriate to use in the situation at hand. This happens a lot with different verb forms. Sometimes a word just genuinely...
Language change is driven by mistakes. If every generation of children learned perfectly what they heard spoken around them, then languages would be exact duplicates of themselves, stretching years...
As languages change, so do pronunciations. Here are 15 words that have gone through relatively recent shifts in pronunciation or whose spelling is a mystery unless one knows a bit about the history of...
Words from semifinal and final rounds of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Check out our recap here.
Words from Round 3 of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.