12 Quirky Words That Don’t Have An English Translation — but Totally Should
These wonderful words from all over the world have no direct English translation or equivalent, but oh how we wish...
17 Beauty Brands You’ve Been Pronouncing Wrong This Whole Time
No more getting weird looks at the beauty store.
17 Fashion Words You’re Actually Pronouncing Completely Wrong
Don't be caught making these fashion term faux pas, a la Anne Hathaway's character in 'The Devil Wears Prada.' Mon...
20 Dog Puns That Will Give You Paws
Time to unleash the ruff stuff when it comes to puns! Like a dog with a punny bone, we await...
Here Is Every “Word of the Year” Since 2000
To qualify as a potential “word of the year,” terms must be newly popular, widely used, and reflective of regular...
17 Famous Company Names You’re Actually Pronouncing All Wrong
Most businesses could not care less how you say their name as long as you spell your name correctly on...
25 Words That Can Make You Instantly Funnier
Cut the malarkey. A few seconds with these words, and you'll be the funniest slangwhanger in all the land.
7 Common Words That Mean the Exact Opposite of What You Think
"Outlaw," "scan," and "irregardless"... you're using them all wrong.
15 Common Words That Used To Mean Completely Different Things
There was a time when 'Girl' meant 'Boy,' 'Bully' meant 'Sweetheart,' and 'Fizzle' meant 'Fart.' Let's return there together.
10 Types of Words You Never Knew Had to Be Capitalized
Is it french fries or French Fries? Or maybe French fries? These are the rules you always wonder about when...
11 Adjectives Everyone Should Use More Often
Some have been pushed to the back of your vocabulary. Others are just plain fun to say. Either way, these...
11 British Words and Sayings That Everyone in the World Should Know
Oscar Wilde once said, "We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." Here is your...
10 French Phrases Everyone in the World Should Know
Whether you live in Paris, France, or Paris, Texas, these are the French phrases that, according to Jeannette DeJong, senior...
Slang Words No One Outside Your State Will Understand
These words will leave your out-of-state friends scratching their heads.
8 Words and Phrases You Use That Were Made Up by Presidents
Turns out our leaders have quite the lexicons. Find out which presidents’ choice words have stuck around as part of...
The Origins of 14 Commonly Used Phrases
You use these idioms all the time, but did you ever think about where they came from?
These 10 Words Don’t Mean Anything Close to What They Look Like
Think twice before you use words like “lackaday” or “nonplussed”—they may mean something quite different than what you’d assume.
Royal Wedding Lingo You Need to Know Before the Big Day
While the world awaits the royal nuptials of the U.K.'s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, engage yourself in our list...
10 Sneakily Similar Word Pairs Even Good Spellers Screw Up
You'll never confuse "prescribe" and "proscribe" again.
10 Phrases That Make You Sound Like a CEO
Step up your work presence by decoding these common business phrases CEOs and other higher-ups like to use.
Here Is the CORRECT Way to Pronounce Dr. Seuss (and 17 Other Popular Author Names)
Most people mispronounce Dr. Seuss (hint: it doesn't rhyme with moose). Learn the correct way to say his name, plus...