Writing

  1. Compliment Your Mom With These Unique Words

  2. “Masticate,” “Micturate,” And Other Fancy Words For Bodily Functions

  3. Famous Writers Share The Teacher Who Changed Their Lives

    There’s a popular bumper sticker that states “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” It’s the kind of sentiment we can get behind at Thesaurus.com. After all, it’s the teachers of the world who help kids learn how to read and write and to use the dictionary and thesaurus too. Thank your teacher With the nation’s 3.2 million teachers adjusting to the new world …

  4. How To Make A Résumé That Stands Out

    Ready for a new job? The first question that always comes up is: how to write a résumé … especially one that stands out? These days, your résumé or your CV (curriculum vitæ) serves to introduce you to and can create a first impression (good … or bad) with a potential employer. That means your résumé has to be stunning in order to stand out. …

  5. Stellar Synonyms That Star Wars Gave Us

  6. Crutch Words That Can Ruin Your Sentence

  7. This Free Printable Comic Book Is A Noisy Writing Adventure For Kids

    What’s better than a comic book when you’re a kid? How about a free printable comic book that doubles as a writing prompt for kids? Bam! Sure, reading comic books (and graphic novels for that matter) is a classic kid activity and one that’s expert-approved for helping kids commit to a lifelong love of reading. Look no further than the likes of Captain Underpants, Diary …

  8. “M.D.” vs. “Ph.D.” vs. “Dr.”: Are They Synonyms?

    Quick: when you hear the word doctor, what do you picture? Most would probably describe someone in a white lab coat with a stethoscope hanging around their neck or someone in medical scrubs—someone you would seek out if you have a deep cut that needed stitches. That word doctor, however, is a title assigned to many who don’t come close to that description, many of …

  9. What Are The 100 Most Common Words In English?

    The words we’ve compiled here probably look familiar: they are the 100 most frequently written words in the English language. Many of the most frequently used words in English are important, fundamental parts of speech like articles, conjunctions, and prepositions. If those terms sound like gobbledygook to you, or you haven’t heard them since third grade English class, we understand. So we’re going to give …

  10. Synonyms Across Generations: Is It A Mixtape Or Playlist?

    Does your grandfather still call the fridge an “icebox”? Have you ever wondered why your mom calls the remote a “clicker”? Are you the kind of person who stubbornly still refers to your contact list as a “Rolodex”? As technology advances, the language that we use changes. New inventions (and conventions) prompt most of us to abandon old-fashioned terms like icebox in favor of more …