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  1. Emoji With Good Origin Stories (And The People Who Created Them)

    This would be a slideshow of emoji that have good creation/origin stories. Example: hijab emoji, drop of blood emoji, etc. An intro slide and ~10 emoji would be great. Let me know if you have questions.

  2. Vote For The Best Slang Word In English: March Madness Round Three Is Open!

    It’s time to vote on round three of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! There’s no basketball on television, but March Madness has continued safely here at Dictionary.com. We’ve been asking you to vote your way through a bracket while you’re hunkered down at home, and you’ve let us know in no uncertain terms that it was time for some words to go! Take the match-up …

  3. Vote For The Best Slang Word In English: Round Two Is Open!

    Update: March Madness voting for round two has ended! See the winners below, and go vote in round 3!  It’s time for round two of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! Last week, you told us how you really felt about popular slang words in round one of voting on our March Madness bracket.  Favorite words and phrases like OK boomer, big mood, and snacc came out …

  4. Ways To Rephrase The Most Insulting Ways To Say “Goodbye”

    What do you do when you want to say “goodbye” to something (or someone), but don’t really feel the good part of that sentiment? Whether you’re late to a meeting and stuck on the phone, or just nodding your head in mock agreement as someone prattles on endlessly (with no clue they lost you 10 minutes ago), we’d like to offer you advice. It’s true, …

  5. What Were Your Favorite Words To Use In The ’00s?

    The aughts (the early 2000s) was a special time of boy bands, Raven Simone, and fun slang. What was your favorite word to use during this time?
  6. South African English Words We Don’t Have In The US

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    It’s March Madness: Pick The Best Slang Word In English

    Update: March Madness voting for round one has ended! See the winners below, and go vote in round 2!  Since 1908, March Madness has been used to refer to basketball. Most notably, it describes the NCAA tournament (and all of the surrounding hype) that takes place each year. But here at Dictionary.com, we’re looking to create a little March Madness of our own: we’re hosting …

  8. Dude, These Terms Were Totally Popularized By Generation X

  9. Did You Know We Added These New Terms To Our Slang Dictionary?

    Why is everyone suddenly tweeting about OK boomer? What is that Baby Yoda meme all up in our feeds about? And who are Becky and Karen, anyways? Oh, we’ve got this. We love keeping up with the latest terms in slang and getting to the bottom of the funniest, strangest, and, yes, thorniest trends in pop culture and social media. We love it so much, …

  10. Modern Words To Show Yourself Some Love