Word Facts

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    One of These Words is Not (Exactly) Like the Other

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    Digging Up Old Slang For Body Parts

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    Misusing Travesty Is A Tragedy

  4. Worldly Ways to Say “Thank You”

  5. What The Nog: What’s Eggnog?

    What’s in eggnog? Frothy, creamy eggnog is a festive favorite in England, Canada, and America. This winter drink consists of milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. There are many versions of the drink, using alcohols like rum, brandy, whiskey, and bourbon. And, it often is flavored with everything from molasses to cinnamon to nutmeg to dried pumpkin. Now, there’s even soynog or nutnog, a version of …

  6. Trending Words This Week

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    No Offense, These Words Used To Be Inoffensive!

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    President Trump’s Favorite Words

  9. Quiz Yourself On The Meanings Of These Names

    What’s Really In A Name? Ever wonder what your name (or your best friend’s name, your significant other’s name, your mom’s name) means? Here’s your chance to find out how well you know the Dictionary.com definition of words that are also people’s names. The game is simple. Read the dictionary definition and match it with the correct word/name. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try …

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    Offbeat Literary Genres To Get Lost In