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These vocabulary words relate to both senses of the phrase smoke and mirrors: the magicians pulling a rabbit out of a hat and the hucksters selling a big load of baloney. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
Take a break from memorizing the first one hundred digits of pi (π) to brush up on these mathematical terms that appear frequently in other contexts, too. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
In honor of this new movie and great character, here are some terms relating to T'Challa, a superhero who's literally comic book royalty. Continue reading...
Whether you are a curmudgeon or just know one, let's all take a moment to acknowledge National Curmudgeons Day, January 29, with some terms I hope you won't pooh-pooh. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
National Opposite Day is January 25th. In the spirit of this wacky occasion, here are some words you'll love or loathe. 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...
Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Here's an alternative to the retail frenzy: accumulate some new words. They don't take up any space, and they're free! Continue reading...
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