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  1. The Most Viewed Emoji On Dictionary.com: Do You Know What They Mean? 

    July 17 is World Emoji Day, a day to celebrate all of those wonderful smileys and symbols you use to amuse your friends and confuse your grandparents. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up the most popular emoji that our users have been looking up on Dictionary.com since the last World Emoji day. (It was quite a different world then, wasn’t it?) But first, you might be …

  2. Words From Minecraft: What Are Your Kids Saying?

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard of the super-popular computer game Minecraft. As of May 2020, there were over 126 million active players of Minecraft monthly. That’s a lot of people—particularly young people. Many adults find the whole Minecraft phenomenon bewildering. After all, why are kids so obsessed with a game whose graphics look straight …

  3. 8 Synonyms For The Word “Poop”

    Everybody poops! But not everybody knows these eight synonyms for poop. You may be surprised to learn that the word poop actually has more than one meaning. You can use it to describe a feeling, like being pooped, which means to be overtired. As in, I was up until 3 in the morning, so I’m totally pooped. You can also receive poop, which is slang …

  4. The Art And Origin Of The Dad Joke

  5. Your Favorite Video Game Character Names Explained

    Video games have come a long way over the years. They hit the scene in the 1970s with basic graphics but have morphed into sophisticated works of art that cover every genre.  Throughout their evolution, we’ve been introduced to a fascinating cast of characters who star in these games. They range from lifelike personalities to strange and wonderful creatures that spring from the imaginations of …

  6. Why Do We Use Symbols To Censor Swearwords?

    When the force of a swearword is too extreme (but some form of cuss must be used) symbolic stand-ins have long been used for lewdness. Suffice it to say, any emotional keyboard-striker can blurt out something that people perceive as a sub for swears. Whether it’s to diminish the force of swear, to get around censorship rules, or maybe just because symbols are @#$%ing cool to look at, …

  7. 9 Silly Words Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids

  8. Have You Used The Phrase “Get Your Goat” In This Way?

    This family recounts how the phrase "get your goat" inspired them to create a new saying. Have you used this phrase before? Has your family ever created your own word?
  9. It’s The First Thesaurus Treasure Hunt! 

  10. Words That Didn’t Really Catch On (And You’ll See Why)