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Ever gotten called out for the difference between you’re and your? We’ve all been there–and we don’t ever want to go back. These insightful and interesting grammar articles will turn you into a word whiz quicker than you can blame autocorrect for your grammar faux pas.

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9 Fake Words That Actually Ended Up in the Dictionary

Even dictionary editors make mistakes sometimes.


22 Words and Phrases You Had No Clue Originated in the Military

The term "feeling blue" originated in the Navy. Who knew?


10 Almost-Extinct Words You Should Start Using Right Away

Whenever the dictionary gets updated, some words face the chopping block. If you would be sad to see “skedaddle” skedaddle...


25 Homophones People Confuse All the Time

Homophones are two words that have the same pronunciation but different definitions and spellings. Read on to ensure that you...


Every Word Coined the Year You Were Born

Language is constantly evolving, and the dictionary is right on top of that. Even better, Merriam-Webster has created Time Traveler,...


The Clever Way Dictionary Editors Prank Each Other

Don’t believe every definition you read.


9 Food Names Inspired by Parts of the Body

These foods were creatively named for parts of the body.