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  1. Trumps Misspellings On Twitter Drive Searches

    President Trump tweets a lot. And sometimes his tweets contain typos. We've noticed that his tweets drive a lot of our top word searches.
  2. Word Offenders: Avoid These Words!

    Some words become our biggest language offenders because we use them way too often. Are you guilty of using these words?
  3. Kids Know More About Idioms Than You Do

    Sometimes you just need to see things from a kid's perspective to understand it more fully. Watch these kids explain some of our most common idioms.
  4. These Are The Words That Defined 2017

    As 2017 comes to a close, we reflect on the words that impacted all of us, for better or for worse. American leadership made bold communication choices in 2017: Fury replaced diplomacy. Accusations of collusion distracted from the truth. Covfefe gave us some much needed comic relief in an era of Presidency by Tweet. (No, we’re not adding it to the dictionary…at least not yet.) …

  5. How Snowflake Went From Winter Wonderland to Petty Insult

    Every snowflake is unique. Reclaim the snow. Snowflake is one of the words that has taken a jump from normal noun to pointed insult. When used as an insult, it means that someone is easily offended and has a hard time accepting anything outside of their comfort zone. It’s often used against younger people (generally, those of the millennial generation) and left-leaning people.

  6. Whose Vs. Who’s

    What do who’s and whose mean? Whose is the possessive form of the pronoun who, while who’s is a contraction of the words who is or who has. However, many people still find whose and who’s particularly confusing because, in English, an apostrophe followed by an s usually indicates the possessive form of a word. (For example, a purse belonging to a woman is “the woman’s purse.”) Not the case here, though. So, to help clarify further, watch this video that illustrates the differences …

  7. If You Mispronounce These Words, You’re Not Alone

    Mispronunciation is common, especially if you read or text. Sometimes you just don't know how a word is pronounced until you mess it up in front of someone.
  8. If You Know These Words, You are Definitely a 90’s Kid

    The 90s were awesome and so was the language that spurred from that decade. Do you remember these words?
  9. Words to Describe Your Broken Heart

  10. Pore Over vs. Pour Over

    Since pour is a common word and sounds identical to pore, many English speakers use the verb pour in the verb phrase pore over meaning “to meditate or ponder intently.” Oops, we’ve definitely written that one incorrectly before … What does pore mean? When talking about carefully reading books, wills, or other documents, pore is the verb that you’re looking for.Pore means “to read or study with …