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67 Bizarre But Useful Words You Should Start Using Immediately

David Grambs | Posted 02.25.2015 | Books
David Grambs

In vocabulary, English is the richest modern language. It is constantly surprising even to those word gatherers among us who spend much time exploring dictionaries, especially the larger and older lexicons that harbor thousands of neglected words -- words that may be a bit dusty but are none the worse for disuse.

24 Words You Didn't Know Were Spanish

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Many Americans worry that the recent era of mass migration will permanently change the face of the United States. But they forget that English-speakin...

On the Topic of GREATNESS

Joshua Braff | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Joshua Braff

Muhammad Ali was the GREATEST of all time, at punching men into unconsciousness. Michael Jordan for human flight, Gretzky for hockey, The Babe for hitting, Julia Child for sautéing. Rampal for flute.

Grammar Pet Peeves: 7 'Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up Or Mangles' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As a kid, did you ever dread being sent to the principle's office? Or have you ever asked someone to be discrete with delicate information you've giv...

The 11 Longest Words Writers Will Probably Never Use (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Long words can be fun to say for your own amusement or just to annoy your friends. After all, who hasn't reveled in the syllabic rhythm of "antidisest...

English To Hit 1 Million Words In 2009

ABC News | Ruth Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scarcely has the new year begun before the calendar pages start filling up with lunch dates promised in Christmas cards and notes-to-self about next t...