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13 Pretty "Shimmer-Words" to Make You Sound Cooler

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 07.24.2016 | Education
Lulu Salavegsen

The only thing that creates a similar eruption of discovery-joy and elation to my finding a book that finds me and the excitement and anticipation to read it is...

Man Wins World Championship In French Scrabble Without Understanding A Word Of French

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.05.2017 | World

New Zealander Nigel Richards can’t speak much French beyond “bonjour,” but that didn’t stop the Scrabble mastermind from winning the word game...

Totally Loving This Game of Words With Enemies

James Napoli | Posted 05.31.2016 | Comedy
James Napoli

It's real fun and everything, coming up with crazy, half-baked words that you don't even know, but then you run it by the Words with Friends database and hey, presto, they accept it.

9 Fun Word Games

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

Facebook's Creative Director Ji Lee has an unusual habit: he stares at words until he can find their meanings hidden inside. The result is a witty, pl...

Play Wordspector

Posted 09.24.2011 | Home

Step into the shoes of a genuine Word Detective in this arresting new word puzzler! Solve the Mystery Words with the help of colour coded clues. The l...

Play The Book of Treasures

Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Jessica West is a librarian at an ancient library that is rumored to house a lost Egyptian manuscript. One day she finds a secret room and discovers 3...

WATCH: Words With Friends Gangster Rap

Posted 09.07.2011 | Comedy

We know you are totally addicted to the smartphone game Words With Friends, the app that lets you play Scrabble with your friends all day. You eat...

Need A New Addiction? 9 Word Game Apps You Won't Be Able To Resist

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Word addicts unite! Word game apps are spreading fast. There a tons of them out there, and we're sure you've found many of them already, but in case y...


John Marciano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Marciano

But how many people know that "hack" comes from Hackney in London, jeans from Genoa, or coach from the Hungarian city of Kocs?

Word Junkie?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The unofficial number of apps available is something like ten billion. Of that number, eight billion are amazingly boring free apps like Pimple Popper...

When Punctuation Goes Terribly, Terribly Wrong

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Shore

Below is the exact same personal letter, punctuated two different ways. After reading them both, you'll agree that proper punctuation can spell the difference between a second date and a restraining order.

Stephen Colbert On The Scrabble Controversy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There's been a lot of controversy on the Internet recently over the word game Scrabble, which the BBC claimed yesterday would be changing its rules to...

Why Publishers are Like Venture Capitalists

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Coker

I invite you to play the word game. Copy and paste this post into a word processor. Replace "entrepreneurs" with "authors," and "startups" with "books." Now read it again!