[ kawr-uh l gey-buh lz, kor- ]
/ ˈkɔr əl ˈgeɪ bəlz, ˈkɒr- /
a city in SE Florida, near Miami.
What Does “Wiki” Mean?WikiLeaks has been in the news lately because it released a document that encompasses over 91,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan. Wikileaks is a site that obtains and publishes sensitive material and is designed to protect whistle-blowers, journalists and activists. Wikipedia is another wiki word that has become ubiquitous. But where does the wiki in WikiLeaks and Wikipedia come from? Wiki was introduced into …
Curling And Other Trending Words On Dictionary.comMendacity was our top trending word this week, peaking at an 845% increase in searches this week. So, what’s mendacity? Lying, untruthfulness, falsehoods—all mendacity. Here’s why it’s newsworthy this week: Trump haw some mendacity, for sure. Even his lawyers know it, which is why they are advising him not to meet with Mueller re: the Russia investigation, because lying to the FBI, even if you aren’t under …
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