[ spawrk ]
/ spɔrk /
an eating utensil combining features of a spoon and a fork.
Made-Up Words: Twitter’s Favorite Family MalapropismsJust about every family has a word that makes sense only to them. There's even an official term for this phenomenon: malapropism, a noun that means "an act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound." So, we asked Dictionary.com fans to share some of their favorite family malapropisms and explain their backstories.
These Made-Up Languages Aren’t Just For KidsIt seems like a rite of passage for most kids: your first made-up language. But, what about Dothraki and the military's phonetic alphabet? Those aren't for kids ... so why do we create them?
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