Arts & Entertainment

  1. Words All Book Lovers Should be Using

  2. Uninspired Clichés You Should Avoid

  3. Fictional Characters, Now Real Words

    These fictional characters had such unique personalities that their names became words in the English language.

  4. Real World Words of Harry Potter

    Do you know why we non-magical folks are referred to as muggles in the world of Harry Potter?

  5. Good Grief! Quintessential Words Of “Peanuts”

  6. The Simpsons Create Hilarious New Language

    Mispronunciations to portmanteaus to just plain made-up nonsense

  7. The Meanings Behind Harry Potter Spells

    How did J.K. Rowling come up with the names of all of those magical wizarding spells?

  8. The Wonder-ful Nature of Greek God Names

    Batman lurks like a bat in the shadows. Spider-Man slings webs like a radioactive spider. Superman is a literal translation of Friedrich Nietszche’s term ubermensch. And Wonder Woman is…well, what does Wonder Woman’s name tell us about her? A lot, it turns out. When William Moulton Marston created Wonder Woman in the early 1940s, he made her not just Diana, an Amazon princess, but also …

  9. The Lyrical Story of Punk Rock

  10. Fast and the Furious – From Scottish Hootenanies to Street Racing

    The eighth installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise was released in April 2017, and their continued box office success gives moviegoers and word-lovers something to cheer about. Beyond the stunning action sequences, though, let’s take a moment to appreciate the movie’s title, The Fate of the Furious, which sounds awesome. That probably has something to do with its alliteration, a figure of speech in …

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