What’s the Correct Way to Pronounce “Caribbean”?
You've probably heard two distinct ways. Time to get to the bottom of it—is one actually right?
23 New Slang Words You’ll Be Hearing More of in 2022
Yolt is the new yeet. Brush up on these unofficial vocab words.
48 Words and Phrases Only Southern People Use
Your vocabulary is about to get a lot more colorful. Let's get a move on, y'all.
What Does the Saying “Close, but No Cigar” Really Mean?
I didn't ask for a cigar, so why are you telling me I don't get one?
12 Pop Culture Grammar Mistakes Editors Hate the Most
We asked a jury of editors and linguists to judge the most glaring pop culture grammar glitches. But instead of...
13 Redundant Phrases You’re Probably Using All the Time
Do you use an abundance of redundance? An overflowing flow of superfluous surplus? Quit being so extra!
6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent
Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English.
11 Grammar Mistakes Editors Hate the Most
You're grammar, its "alright"! Ugh! Get ready for the grammar pet peeves that annoy editors the most. Are you a...
Why Is “Airplane” Also Spelled “Aeroplane”?
The spelling difference is more than a matter of personal preference.
12 Thesaurus Jokes Grammar Nerds Will Appreciate
Feeling qualmish, ill, and peaky? You must be ready for a sick joke!
Compliment vs. Complement: What’s the Difference?
Pay someone a compliment—or is it complement? Here's how to tell the difference and never make that mistake again.
How Many Words Are There in the English Language?
Of course, it's impossible to provide an exact number of words in English, since new words are being added to...
Only English Majors Will Know These 26 Words from the Thesaurus
How many of these lesser-known words from the thesaurus can you use in a sentence?
This Is How the First Thesaurus Got Started
January 18th is officially Thesaurus Day, so why not dust off those giant tomes and do what writers do: Geek...
Here’s the Correct Way to Use “Each Other” and “One Another”
Let's settle the debate: Do they or don't they mean slightly different things?