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National Opposite Day is January 25th. In the spirit of this wacky occasion, here are some words you'll love or loathe. Continue reading...
Bomb, like its close relative boom, is an irresistible word that helps us describe an unpredictable world that can leave any of us feeling shellshocked and, lately, snowed-over. Continue reading...
There's so much more to New Year's than auld lang syne and a toast at midnight, so start anew by learning some of the more unusual customs and words associated with this holiday. Continue reading...
Words won't keep you warm in the winter, and they won't shovel your driveway. But they will improve the quality of your complaints about the winter. At least that's something. Continue reading...
Star Wars has made many contributions to English, but none more significant that Jedi. Continue reading...
The recent discovery of Octlantis, an undersea community of octopuses just off the eastern coast of Australia, is a reminder of how a novel blend can perfectly name a new phenomenon, no matter how wild or multi-tentacled. Continue reading...
Fortunately, it doesn't take radiation or a distant home planet to learn new words. We're all capable of donning the mantle of Word Person. Continue reading...
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