Literature and Arts

  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 Forgotten Verses of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

    Do you know all the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner”? Many people have difficulty memorizing the lyrics of the first verse of this song, which is commonly performed at sports events and other public gatherings. But did you know that […]

  8. The Meanings Behind Harry Potter Spells

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

  9. Behold, Spider-Man’s Terrifying Cousins

    Arachnophobics beware: Spider-Man's cousins aren't nearly as attractive. (Except for the last one - he's adorable.)

  10. 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, […]