Quizzes

  1. Let’s Talk About Bitchface

    Wait, what? Bitchface? Yes, bitchface is a word. Some people may find that offensive (why do we swear, anyway?), but it’s also interesting that the word describes a reality that often causes offense—unintentionally! Also called resting bitchface (that’s RBF, of course), bitchy resting face, or chronic bitchface, bitchface most often refers to a facial expression that doesn’t consciously express a particular emotion, but that others …

  2. Word of the Day Quiz: May 7-13

    You have our imprimatur… …to cheat if you have to. But if you find yourself searching Dictionary.com a little bit too often, may we suggest you sign up for our Word of the Day emails? Let us know how you do on this week’s quiz by sharing your results on Twitter or Facebook (good luck)! And whether you do it holus-bolus or come back later, don’t …

  3. Word of the Day Quiz: April 30-May 6

    Not a minatory challenge… …at least, we hope not. Recap your week full of words by taking on this Word of the Day challenge! How many tries will it take you to get all seven correct? And when you’re done, don’t forget to tell us your favorite word of the week in the poll below. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the …

  4. Word of the Day Quiz: April 23-29

    It’s the dinkum thing… …this week’s Word of the Day quiz is ready for you. Take a deep breath (maybe grab a drupe to enjoy?), and check in with us on Twitter or Facebook to let us know your results. And while you’re at it, vote for your favorite word of the last seven days in the poll below!      

  5. Word of the Day Quiz: April 16-22

    Hope you’re jammy… …if getting seven right has been easy, let’s see if you’ll be able to place number eight in today’s quiz. Good luck. And as always, tell us your favorite in the poll below!    

  6. Word of the Day Quiz: April 9-15

    Be a mensch… …and let us know how well you do on this week’s Word of the Day quiz. After you vote on your favorite in the poll below, find us (we promise it won’t be a rebarbative search) on Twitter or Facebook!      

  7. Word of the Day Quiz: April 2-8

    Fanfaronade for everyone! Unless, of course, you’re more the calm and inveterate type. Can you identify all seven of last week’s Word of the Day definitions? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter—and be sure to vote on your favorite in the poll below. Good luck!    

  8. Word of the Day Quiz: Mar 26-Apr 1

    Is mumpsimus good, bad, or something in-between? This week’s Word of the Day quiz gives you the chance to beat all of your prior 7/7 records with a bonus question—connect with us on Facebook or Twitter to let us know if you’re able to achieve that 8/8! And don’t forget to take 5 seconds to vote in the poll below. Which word will be crowned …

  9. Word of the Day Quiz: Mar 19-25

    What will your comportment be after taking this quiz? Report in your results (and your reactions) on Facebook or Twitter. And let us know if one of the words of last week really shined for you by voting for your favorite in the poll below!  

  10. Word of the Day Quiz: Mar 12-18

    What did you think of the words this week? Getting all seven correct will be good reason for vaunting. But which word did you like the most? Whether you preferred Cimmerian to luciferous (or would rather lean on arithmancy for your choice), let us know in the poll below this week’s quiz.