You're familiar with canine and feline, but there's a marvelous menagerie of animal adjectives (Anserine! Piscine! Vulpine!) that we don't want to wind up on the endangered vocab list and disappear forever. So do your part: learn them and use them, either literally or metaphorically. Continue reading...
These chaos-describing words have, for the most part, a violent pedigree. Today's "ruckus" was likely a deadly event in the days of yore. We dive into a disorderly group of words that are appropriate for discussing both petty and primordial pandemonium. Continue reading...
We all make mistakes, big and little, and there's a large vocabulary of adjectives for when you messed up and you know it. Here's your chance to atone for your shameful vocabulary. Continue reading...
National Dog Day is on August 26th. In honor of our (mostly) amenable friends, learn these synonyms for obedient. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Language Words
Horses have trotted and galloped all over the English language.Here's a roundup of equine lingo, just in time for National I Love Horses Day on July 15th. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
June 6th is National Yo-Yo Day. And while the toy is a fine thing to celebrate, we thought it'd be fun to take a look at the word and what is has come to mean. Continue reading...
Whether your plans include spring cleaning, yard sale picking, or both — here's some terminology related to people's (and rodents') urge to collect. Continue reading...
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