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  1. What’s Your Sign? The 12 Emoji Of The Zodiac

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    Learn The Vocabulary Of Comic-Con

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    Zoom Through “Spin Class” With These 10 Cycling Terms

  4. Do You Know The Names For The Different Types Of Fireworks?

    On Independence Day (July 4th), we ooh and ahh at the fireworks bursting in air, but did you know that the different types of fireworks effects have their own names? What’s a peony firework? The peony is one of the most common kinds of aerial pyrotechnic effects. It is named for a variety of plants with large, showy flowers. This firework display has a flower-like explosion …

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    What Is A “Claret Jug”?

    Since 1872, the winner of golf’s British Open, which is also called The Open Championship and the oldest of the sport’s four major tournaments, has won a trophy that goes by an unusual name: the Claret Jug. What is the origin of a claret jug? The Claret Jug, officially called the Golf Champion Trophy, is made in the style of the jugs used in the nineteenth century …

  6. Do You Know How To Speak DoggoLingo?

    In DoggoLingo, a puppy is called a pupper. A teeny doggo is called smol. A big one is a woofer. Did you follow all that?
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    Scrabble Rules Some Experts Don’t Even Know

    What does it take to win a game of Scrabble? Intelligence, mastery of the English language, and a little luck certainly can’t hurt. There are, however, some little-known rules of the game that might give you an even stronger leg up when it comes to laying down those tiles and laying out all your opponents. Here are eight Scrabble rules most people don’t know that …

  8. Finding Love And Friendship Through Words With Friends

    If you  don’t play Words With Friends, you may be missing out. Not just on the hours of stimulating fun its throngs of devoted followers say it provides, but on some great friendships, romance, and other opportunities as well. What is Words with Friends? Brief primer for those not familiar with WWF: The word game lets players challenge each other to build words, much like …

  9. How Is The Word “Rhubarb” Used In Baseball?

    He's back ... our favorite Word of the Day fan helps explain how the word "rhubarb" is used in baseball.
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    Why Is The Word “Root” In “Root Beer”?

    Is root beer the world’s most oddly named carbonated beverage … we don’t know, that award might go to 7-up, but we’re going to explore the naming of this soft drink regardless. What, after all, is the root in root beer? The roots of root in root beer The ingredient in root beer that primarily gives the beverage its distinctive flavor is sassafras, which is “the root …

  11. Bullet Journaling And Other Writing Trends That Keep Coming Back

  12. Cooking Terms Every Thanksgiving Foodie Should Know