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What Exactly Does TL;DR Mean, and How Should You Use It?

Mystery solved! Here's what TL;DR means and why you keep seeing it online.

Scrabble Has Added 500 New Words—Find Out What You Can Now Play

Merriam-Webster has updated its official Scrabble dictionary with playable words like vax, guac, welp, vibing and others


Ahead vs. Forward: What’s the Difference?

The difference between forward and ahead gets tricky, but it doesn't have to leave you stumped!


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Color-Coded Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: The Same Beginning and Ending

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What Does S/U Mean on Social Media?

Are you confused about the acronym "S/U" used on social media lately? Don't worry, we're here to help.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Science-Related Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with Accent Marks

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This Map Shows the Most Misspelled Words in Every State

Not sure if you're spelling even the most commonly used words correctly? You're not alone. Here are the most misspelled...


What Does Literally Really Mean—and Are You Using It Incorrectly?

Depending on how you use it, literally might mean one thing—or the complete opposite. Here's how to use the word...


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Baker’s Bounty

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: A Fairy-Tale Formula

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with 3 RRRs

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: German-Inspired Words

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Cancelled vs. Canceled: Which Is Correct?

We're setting the record straight on whether your plans are "cancelled" or "canceled"


What Does TTYL Mean?

You’ve probably read it in a text or seen it online, but what does it mean, and how...

“Flush Out” or “Flesh Out”: Which Is Correct?

Time to flesh out the difference between these common phrases. Or should we say "flush out"?


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Why Is “Airplane” Also Spelled “Aeroplane”?

The spelling difference is more than a matter of personal preference.


30 Fancy Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

We all want to sound smarter. With these fancy words, you can take your vocabulary to a whole new level...


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21 Commonly Misspelled Words and How to Spell Them

If you've ever second-guessed yourself while trying to spell words like "beautiful," "receive," and "license," you're far from the only...


10 Words and Phrases That Should Be Banished in 2022

Let's do a deep dive, shall we? Here's why these words and phrases made Lake Superior State University's annual banished...


Why Do We Say “Quit Cold Turkey”?

Planning to let go of a habit or two cold turkey in the New Year? Learn where that expression comes...


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Book-Related Words

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Hidden Critters

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What Does “Auld Lang Syne” Really Mean?

Historians call it “the song that nobody knows.” And yet we’ve all tried to sing it on New Year's Eve....

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Why Do We Say “Piqued My Interest”?

The word "piqued" has more meanings than you might think!


40 of the Hardest Tongue Twisters in the English Language

How many of these hard tongue twisters can you say without stumbling?


Here’s When You Should Use an Apostrophe

An apostrophe is not an accessory. Here are examples of how and when to use an apostrophe—and when you definitely...


What Is an Aphorism and How Is It Used?

They say knowledge is power—so let's learn all about aphorisms with these common aphorism examples! (Hint: "Knowledge is power" is...


Laying vs. Lying: Which One Should You Use?

"Laying" and "lying" are so similar—in both sound and meaning—that it's easy to use them interchangeably. But here's what each...


Where Does the Phrase “No Worries” Come From?

Bring some Aussie attitude to your everyday life with this common expression.