Holidays

  1. Dictionary.com’s Suggestions For #NationalHolidays

    It’s time for some Dictionary.com national holidays. We’re lining up the first batch right here. Get ready to celebrate.

  2. Is It Tis Or ‘Tis?

    What does ‘tis mean? ‘Tis, as in “`tis the season” is an old—very old—contraction of it is. The apostrophe replaces the i in the word it to create ’tis … not quite how we create contractions today. According to Google’s Ngram Viewer, the contraction ’tis was a fan favorite in the early 1700s. At this time, it was likely used more often than it’s. Why is ’tis used? ‘Tis is also known …

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  4. These Food Idioms Can Help You Digest The Holiday Season

  5. ‘Tis The Season For Explaining Common Holiday Phrases

  6. Paranormal Activity: The Language of Ghastly Ghouls

  7. Know Your Ghosts or Get Spooked

  8. Outrageously Creative Costumes For Language Lovers

  9. Set Sail Mateys! Swashbuckling Words Ahead

  10. Light Up Your Language For The Festival Of Lights

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