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Ever gotten called out for the difference between you’re and your? We’ve all been there–and we don’t ever want to go back. These insightful and interesting grammar articles will turn you into a word whiz quicker than you can blame autocorrect for your grammar faux pas.

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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 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...


18 Latin Phrases That Will Make You Sound Smarter

After all, omnia dicta fortiora si dicta Latina.


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.


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.


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...


9 Great Words You Never Knew Were Gaelic

More than 1.3 million Irish citizens still speak Gaelic—and whether you know it or not, you do too! Here are...


20 Wine Terms True Wine Lovers Should Know How to Use

If you're over the age of 21, it's time to start trading up from terms like kegger and beer pong....


We Bet You Can’t Rhyme These 10 Words

You'll have to invent new words if you want to rhyme "orange"—or any of these.

You’ll Never Guess What Amazon Was Almost Called—and Why They Had to Change the Name

Before Amazon became the world's largest online shopping site, there were several different contenders for names—and if you type some...


12 Things Only Full-Fledged Bookworms Will Understand

Forgetting to eat, counting down the days until the next release, having a crush on a fictional character—it's all just...


We Corrected the Grammar of 10 Classic Songs—And Made Them Way Worse

Actually, Janis, I think you mean, "Bobby McGee and I."