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  1. How This Horror Movie Term Became A Real Life Metaphor

    How did the fictional term "sunken place" become an actual term that the Black community uses in real life?
  2. How K-pop Is Brilliantly Using Language

    Dictionary.com is announcing our alliance with the BTS ARMY ... we freaking love k-pop.
  3. #MeToo And Other Hashtags That Inspired A Movement

    From “Burn your bra!” to “We are the 99%” activist movements have permeated our culture and conversation for awhile. And, hashtag activism is the newest, easiest, most engaging way to start a social movement ... but does it work?
  4. How Shut Up Became So Mean

    Shut up began as a verb phrase meaning "to secure something away in a receptacle." Shut it up! By the 1500s, it meant "to confine someone," "to close a door or window," or "to bring to a conclusion." Creepy ... Then Jane Austen and Charles Dickens came around, and they used it a bit more rudely.
  5. These Quotes Will Make You Want To Become An Activist

    Activism can be inspirational, motivational, and progressive. What does activism mean to you?
  6. Last Word: Misused Terms From Trump’s Twitter

    Presidential word mangling When it comes to Twitter accounts, there are few that are as closely watched around the world as that of President Donald Trump. With the advent of Twitter, and in particular our current president’s voracious appetite for sharing his every thought, there has come an ability for the world to evaluate something rarely put on display by politicians: their spelling. Trump’s grammar gaffes …

  7. President Trump Drives Searches For “Tapp,” “Council,” And Other Spelling Blunders

    When it comes to Twitter accounts, there are few that are as closely watched around the world as that of President Donald Trump.
  8. The Lumbersexual Look Defined

    The ruggedly masculine stereotype of the lumberjack.
  9. A Look At Pop Culture

    Pop culture means “cultural activities or commercial products reflecting, suited to, or aimed at the tastes of the general masses of people.” Let’s take a look at some videos that show us a little bit more about pop culture. From how to use emoji to Twitter, we have pop culture covered in our pop-culture videos. Sit back and relax while you learn more about what …