County Leaderboards are the latest and greatest way get your students psyched to play, compete and learn in the Vocabulary Bowl. Imagine the taste of sweet victory, perhaps even redemption, when you come out ahead of nearby schools. And remember, everybody wins when the way you get to the top is learning. Continue reading...
Here are few of the words often seen and heard in the days before and after a graduation ceremony, hidden under mortarboards and robes. Continue reading...
June 16 is National Flip-Flop Day. It's a sure sign of summer that there is a holiday celebrating the completely open footwear, something that barely qualifies as a shoe, but we here at Vocabulary.com think that this is a perfect time to commemorate the other meaning of flip-flop — a verb which means to change opinions to the other side of an issue. Continue reading...
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There is so much more to fathers than a bunch of words, but these terms at least cover the tip of the word-berg that describes the changing culture of fatherhood. Continue reading...
It all started with about ten minutes of time before the morning bell each day, and before long students at Larkspur Middle had their eyes on the prize. The Lions snagged their first ever Bowl win in May. Continue reading...
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How do vocabularians observe National Fudge Day? With a play on words, of course. So rather than (or perhaps in addition to) stuffing yourself with the gooey confection, how about exploring what it means to "fudge it"? In other words, the language of lies. Continue reading...
June 1st marks the 50th anniversary of one of The Beatles' greatest albums, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. On this album, The Beatles proved beyond that they were not limited to love songs, or constrained by any topic at all. It is this freedom of expression that makes Sgt. Pepper's so interesting to talk about from a linguistic point of view. Continue reading...

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