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    Get High On This Smoking Slang

    “One toke over the line . . .” That 1971 hit by the duo Brewer and Shipley was written as a paean to marijuana. On Last.fm, Tom Shipley commented, “‘When we wrote ‘One Toke Over the Line,’ I think we were one toke over the line.” Back in that day, marijuana was lumped in with all sorts of drugs deemed to be forbidden. But now, …

  2. When The Movies Can’t Compare To Our Favorite Books

  3. The Most Clever Essay Hacks You Know You Used In School

    Writing an academic paper can be hard. There's a set word count to abide by and page limit to follow—and obviously a lot of research and writing that goes into it. But, some slick students have tried using clever hacks that make the overall process a little less grueling. Here are some of the most crafty (and downright ridiculous) tricks students have used when turning in a research paper.

  4. We’re Never Mercurial With Your Word Of The Day Quiz!

    Even balladmongers can ace this Word of the Day Quiz … If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser. Share your favorite word this week with your friends on Facebook and Twitter)! Improve your vocabulary with our Visual Word of the Day videos.

  5. Quiz Yourself: Can You Tell Good Luck From Bad?

    “Do you feel lucky? Well, do you?” Friday the 13th is upon us. Whether you’re triskaidekaphobic or not, it’s hard not to feel slightly uneasy whenever this date rolls around. There are a lot of words to describe your luck (or lack thereof). Take the quiz and see if you can tell good luck from bad! Want to learn more about Friday the 13th? Read …

  6. Kids Sing The Darndest Things

  7. We Love Libraries And These Quotes Prove It

  8. How Word Lovers Name Their Pets

  9. Our Shangri-la Is A New Word Of The Day Quiz!

    This isn’t anecdata . . . word facts only in this Word of the Day Quiz! If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.   Improve your vocabulary with our Visual Word of the Day videos. Tell us your favorite word from this week below (and share it with your friends on Facebook and Twitter)!

  10. Dictionary.com’s Top 10 Emoji With Hidden Meanings

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