The Academy Awards are a cornucopia of couture, celebrities and cinema! Whether you're writing a screenplay or a ransom note, your vocabulary can be blockbuster stuff. Here's a list of terms you're most likely to hear on Oscar night. Continue reading...
Annoyed by this greeting-card holiday? Regardless of your romantic status this Valentine's Day, we've got a word list for you! One for the over-sweet side of this greeting-card holiday, and one for the under-attached among us. Remember, being alone and/or cynical doesn't mean you have to have a weak vocabulary. Continue reading...
Colorado educators came out on a frigid February night to enjoy food, drinks, and wordy fun at the first stop on our Vocabulary.com Road Trip. Teachers got fired up playing games and learning about Vocabulary.com, and our team got fired up being in a room full of enthusiastic educators. Next Road Trip stop: Atlanta on March 2! Continue reading...
Some Super Bowls are a thrill to watch. Others, not so much. In a lopsided game, the play-by-play analysis and colorful commentary during the broadcast might even be more entertaining than the football. Here's a closer look at the language of a Super Bowl blowout. Continue reading...
Too often during this time of year, we can lose sight of the meaning in what it is we are doing. In the spirit of discovering the new in things we thought we understood, some familiar holiday words are explored. Continue reading...
With the new Star Wars movie Rogue One opening today, it's a fitting moment to look at how the meaning of rogue has evolved over the years, from one who is deceitful and worthless to today's connotation of the charming scoundrel. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Words
To mark Bruce Springsteen wrapping up his summer tour and his autobiography, perhaps it is appropriate to look at a side of Springsteen that doesn't get enough attention -- Springsteen the wordsmith. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Vocabulary Words
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