Holidays

  1. This Word Advent Calendar Brings Kids All The Holiday Cheer

  2. How Do People Say Grace In Other Religions And Cultures?

  3. Do Other Countries Have A Thanksgiving?

    Is the United States the only country in the world to celebrate Thanksgiving? These two hosts figure it out.
  4. What Exactly Is A Cornucopia?

    It’s Thanksgiving, you’re sitting around the table, the food is coming out, and you look up, salivating, only to see a giant horn full of fruits and veggies sitting in the middle of the table. Why is this here, and what does it mean?
  5. What Word Did Your State Look Up Last Halloween?

    We analyzed our search data at Dictionary.com for Halloween. What word did your state look up last year?
  6. Prost! 9 Festive Emoji For Oktoberfest

  7. “Cosplay”: It’s Not Just For Halloween

    Cosplay: The internet is full of it, there's no shortage, but that's the beauty of it is that everybody has a voice in that who wants to. How have you participated in "cosplay"?
  8. How To Talk Like A Pirate

    “Ahoy, matey!” Is that pretty much the limit of your pirate lingo? With perhaps a “shiver me timbers” in the wings if you need it? With so many excellent pirate terms, don't stop there! Here’s a robust vocabulary to make your weekend pirating just a little more authentic.

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    What Are The Different Names For The American Flag?

  10. What Word Is Your State Looking Up On Father’s Day?

    Paunchy, winsome, defiance, thaumaturgical. What could this unusual assortment of words possibly have in common? Dads, apparently. Our Data Scientists examined what users looked up on Dictionary.com on Mother’s Day in 2018. Well, Daddy-o, they’ve worked their magic again. Here are the search terms that trended in each state for Father’s Day, 2018. And, compared to our moms, the words tell a very different tale. (A …