Sad woman being comforted by a friend or sister
Sad woman being comforted by a friend or sister
Poor Choice of Words

This Word Makes People Not Trust You, Experts Say

This three-letter word means more than you think.

college girl studying and working on table
college girl studying and working on table
Word History

The Fascinating Origin of Common Words

From apron to walrus, these backstories are sure to amaze.

woman laughing to herself
woman laughing to herself
Laughable Lingo

Vintage Slang Words That Sound Hilarious Today

Words like hoosegow and hornswoggle will surely have you giggling.

white woman holding phone and looking confused
white woman holding phone and looking confused
Lost In Translation

40 Words People Over 40 Wouldn't Understand

Not knowing these slang terms means you're officially old.

Smart woman holding pencil and notebook
Smart woman holding pencil and notebook
Words of Wisdom

30 Words That Will Make You Instantly Sound Smarter

Don't take umbrage with these helpful suggestions.

Shot of a group of young businesspeople having a meeting in a modern office
Shot of a group of young businesspeople having a meeting in a modern office
Terrible Talk

This Is the Most Annoying Word You Keep Using

Are you guilty of using this word too often?

girl reading book or dictionary, new words coined
girl reading book or dictionary, new words coined
Dual Lingo

The Surprising Origins of Words You Use All the Time

The jaw-dropping history of words from avocado to walrus.

Young Couple in Their Car From the 1970s Cost of a Date
Young Couple in Their Car From the 1970s Cost of a Date
Disco Dictionary

25 Common Words That Didn't Exist Until the 1970s

From ATM to email, these terms are all prodcucts of the the '70s.

Cool mother making hand gesture with embarrassed teenager
Cool mother making hand gesture with embarrassed teenager
Passé Prose

You Know You're Over 40 If You Use These Words

No one calls it "web surfing" anymore.

young black woman on bed singing on her computer with headphones
young black woman on bed singing on her computer with headphones
Digital Diction

Everyday Slang Words That Were Invented Online

From FOMO to YOLO, these words are a result of the internet.