Sure, Star Wars launched plenty of original words—like Jedi and Wookiee. But what better way to observe National Star Wars Day on May the 4th than to brush up on existing words featured in the film series? The following lexicon will serve you well in any galaxy. Continue reading...
We decided to make our last stop on the 2017 Vocabulary.com Road trip a double whammy with two final stops in SoCal. Back-to-back evenings in Costa Mesa and Riverside brought together teachers from the region for a night of revelry and competition, and was the perfect way to cap off our tour. Continue reading...
Watch the latest Vocabulary Bowl Roundup Video, where we recap the Leaderboard highlights from last month. Florida schools heated up the competition by posting several schools in the top ranks, setting a new words-mastered record, and threatening to overtake a top dog with just weeks to go in the season. Continue reading...
The language of taxation runs all over the financial map, describing the wealthy, the disadvantaged, and the ungodly process of paying taxes. Here are some words you're likely to hear in relation to this stressful day, which can be—pardon the expression—quite taxing. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Language
Lee's General Order No. 9, an address to his troops one day after the surrender that effectively ended The Civil War, contains vocabulary that conveys just how long and bitter the battle had been, and communicates both Lee's gratitude and uncertainty. Continue reading...
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