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  1. When To Use “Charismatic” Vs. “Charming”

    We often describe a charismatic person as "charming." But, we would never describe a charming house, outfit, or book, no matter how attractive they are, as "charismatic." Let’s break the spell of these two similarly compelling words.
  2. This Teacher Is Helping Us Rephrase The Most Common Classroom Questions

    Dr. Crumley is here to offer some helpful hints about how to keep your teachers’ eye-rolling to a minimum this year. These questions will be sure to get you closer to that A.
  3. Dictionary.com Presents The Gigantic, Gratifying, Grammar Gameshow

    YES, grammar can be fun ... keep watching ... because we've asked these 2 people to join our first ever Gigantic, Gratifying, Grammar Gameshow.
  4. What Are The Words That Defined Woodstock?

    Woodstock '69 was one of the biggest festivals of our time. And there were many words to describe it. So, we found some people who attended the original Woodstock and they gave us the words they believe define it.
  5. How This School Principal Uses Words To Make Change Happen

    A high-school principal may not be a very glamorous profession, but this woman recognized it as a chance to influence the young minds of the next generation and to maybe inspire change early on instead of trying to amend things after they've happened. Here's her story:
  6. Celebrity Names We Are All Pronouncing Wrong

    Here’s an A–Z guide to making those hard-to-pronounce names roll off the tongue like …”Will Smith.”
  7. The Word “Bully” Used To Mean … “Sweetheart”?!

    The word "bully" is first recorded around the mid-1500s, when it actually meant—wait for it—“sweetheart.” What?!
  8. “Harry Potter” Fans Can Add This Definition Of “Dumbledore” To Their Spell Books

    Most of us know Dumbledore from "Harry Potter." But, he's not the only "dumbledore" in town ...
  9. Why Is The Word “Conversate” In The Dictionary?

    Let's let conversate serve as an important reminder that discussions about English, should really take into account the different types of English spoken in our diverse culture, rather than fixating on “correct” formal usage.
  10. How The Word “Clout” Took Over The Internet

    Today, the slang "clout" is like a mix of popularity and power on social media. So, what does it mean?
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