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    Where Did The Acronyms POTUS And FLOTUS Come From?

    The faster we move, the more abbreviations and acronyms we use, and when it comes to talking about the folks who reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—otherwise known as the White House—there are plenty of acronyms to choose from. The White House has always been home to POTUS (President of the United States). As we have yet to have a female or gay president, if the …

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    Literature’s Most Lovable Grumps

    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! That cheer-boosting adage works for some people, but others are perfectly happy sucking sour lemons. Literature is full of chipper lemonade-makers, but there’s something about those lemon-sucking grumps that draws readers in. Is it their angsty sarcasm? Their jaded world-weariness? Their stubborn dedication to doom-and-gloom even when everything else is giggles and rainbows? Are Negative Nancys somehow more …

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    Inertia vs. Momentum: Which Keeps You Moving?

    Science is real. Science is cool. Science uses a lot of terms that we all think we know. But, do we really know what we are talking about? In the spirit of scientific community and understanding, let’s clear up one big scientific misconception that we all get wrong … Pop quiz: Is it momentum or inertia that keeps you moving? Here’s a hint: In science, inertia is …

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    What It Means To “Double Down” And Other Marketing Jargon You Need To Know

    Marketing is a big industry, but not many people know what a marketers’ day-to-day entails. If you’re considering marketing as a career path or have recently started a venture of your own and you need some help, we have a list of marketing jargon that you probably need to know. We’ll give you the summary of these terms and some basic how-tos … but our …

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    5 Ways To Get A Quality Education Without Going Broke

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  9. “Average,” “Mean,” “Median,” And “Mode”: What’s The Difference?

    Here at Dictionary.com … we’re no math experts, words are our game. But, with some help from our friends at Study.com and their super-easy-to-understand math courses, we learned some new ways to understand math jargon. Yup, the dictionary needs help learning mathematical terms too. As you probably know the terms  average,  mean,  median, and  mode are commonly confused with one another because they all describe ways to …