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  1. Take An Outer Space Word Trip Right From Your House

    It’s time for another virtual field trip! During the Covid-19 pandemic, educational spaces like museums, national parks, and NASA are opening their doors for virtual tours. We’ve already “visited” Georgia Aquarium to watch their aquatic animal webcams, and we’ve gotten to know the animals at the Houston Zoo in Texas. This time, we’re headed to NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The Langley Research Center …

  2. Take A Zoo Word Trip With Dictionary.com And The Houston Zoo

    Who’s ready for a virtual field trip? During the Covid-19 pandemic, educational spaces like museums, national parks, and even NASA are opening their doors for virtual tours. We’ve already “visited” the Georgia Aquarium to watch their aquatic animal webcams. Next, we’re heading to the Houston Zoo in Texas to get up close and personal with elephants, flamingos, gorillas, ants, and more! The Houston Zoo is offering fun …

  3. 5 More Pandemic Words & Phrases People Want To Stop Hearing

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, so too does the repetitive language people are using to talk about it. After a while, it gets exhausting hearing the same words over and over again in every article, tweet, and news broadcast. A few weeks ago, we rounded up the overused pandemic words and phrases our Twitter followers told us they were absolutely tired of hearing. The list …

  4. Take An Aquarium Word Trip With Dictionary.com And Georgia Aquarium

    One of the easiest and most fun learning activities to do while distance learning is to take a virtual field trip. During the Covid-19 pandemic, educational spaces like museums, national parks, and even NASA are opening their doors for virtual tours. For kids who love learning about animals and the environment, one recommended stop is Georgia Aquarium. Even if you don’t live anywhere near Atlanta, …

  5. Free Pandemic Zoom Backgrounds To Impress Your Coworkers

    If video conferencing and Zoom happy hours are our new reality, then backgrounds and filters are our new currency. Zoom backgrounds help you hide the dirty laundry you forgot was piled up behind you, and they give you a pass on having to share the details of your living space with your boss, your teacher, or 35 nosy coworkers. We’ve all seen coworkers rocking backgrounds …

  6. 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 …

  7. Only “Parks And Recreation” Fans Understand These Words & Phrases

    Every once in a while a show comes along and completely transforms bits and pieces of the English language. Parks and Recreation, we’re looking at you. Sure, Friends did it with words and phrases like pivot and how you doing? The Office turned the phrase that’s what she said into one of the longest running jokes in pop culture. But NBC’s Parks And Recreation has …

  8. Join Thesaurus.com In A Conversation About Mental Health

    No matter where you live, we’re all feeling the impacts of social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people have been stuck inside for weeks, either by themselves or with kids, significant others, or their pets. Others are essential workers, making huge sacrifices and showing great courage out on the front lines every day. Whether you’re feeling anxious, lonely, exhausted, or somewhere in between, the …

  9. We’ve Crowned The Dictionary.com Slang Word Champion!

    Update: Voting has closed, and the winner of Dictionary.com’s March Madness Slang Competition is Karen! We started this contest with 64 words, and now after the highly anticipated face-off between our final two, Karen and OK boomer, we have a winner. It’s Karen! So who is Karen, anyway? According to our definition, Karen is a mocking slang term for an entitled, obnoxious, middle-aged white woman. Especially …

  10. Slang Final Four Voting Is Open: Will “Karen” Win?

    Update: Voting in the Final Four has ended! Check out the championship round! It’s time to vote on round five of our slang competition at Dictionary.com! After four intense rounds of competition, our March Madness slang bracket has been narrowed down to the Final Four: Karen, OK boomer, low-key, and the struggle is real. The remaining four words in our contest represent an intriguing mix …