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  1. The Best (And Worst) Scandal-Gates

  2. What a Bawcock! Compliment or Insult?

    Here are some incredible old slang compliments and insults that are so hard to figure out, it’s funny. Like bawcock. That can’t be a compliment. Or can it? You’ll have to take this quiz to find out… If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.

  3. Behind the Scenes: Bizarre Film Genres

  4. From Fartistes to Chicken Sexers: The Strangest Jobs You Could Have

  5. Who Said It: Presidential Wit & Wisdom

    Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.

  6. Pirate Code: How to Talk Like a Scallywag

    “Ahoy, matey!” Is that pretty much the limit of your pirate lingo? With perhaps a “shiver me timbers” in the wings if you need it? With so many excellent pirate terms, don't stop there! Here’s a robust vocabulary to make your weekend pirating just a little more authentic.

  7. Set Sail Mateys! Swashbuckling Words Ahead

  8. Sizzling Southern Sayings

    The charming (and sometimes confusing) sayings from the south you should know.

  9. Can You Untangle These Regional Mix-Ups?

    Watch what you say while you're traveling around the US - not all words mean the same things in the same places.

  10. The Meaning of Labor Day

    For many of us, Labor Day means the end of summer vacation, a guilt-trip for anyone wearing white, and an excuse for department stores to have sales. But, it’s important to keep in mind the true history behind this holiday: Labor Day is a celebration of laborers, introduced at a time when labor meant something far more grueling than it generally does today. In the …