woman reading a book in a library
woman reading a book in a library
Short-Term Terms

40 Words That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

It wasn't long ago that "photobomb" wasn't a word.

40 Facts About Words That Will Blow Your Mind
40 Facts About Words That Will Blow Your Mind
Words to the Wise

40 Facts About Words That Will Blow Your Mind

What you never knew about the words you use.

modern young student learning on line at the coffeehouse
modern young student learning on line at the coffeehouse
Patent People

15 Surprising Things That Were Named for Someone

Inventors don't always make a name for themselves.

CD, VHS, cassette tape
CD, VHS, cassette tape
Egads!

40 Words That Will Instantly Reveal Your True Age

It's time to wipe these words from your lexicon.

Young caucasian girl is lost in Japan and asking local mature woman for help
Young caucasian girl is lost in Japan and asking local mature woman for help
Stranger Than Diction

Things That Have Different Names Throughout the U.S.

Asking for a "pop" in New York won't get you soda.

cheerful friends sitting in courtyard enjoying the afternoon together. Group of four mature people sitting outside home and laughing. Happy senior man and old woman enjoying with mature african couple.
cheerful friends sitting in courtyard enjoying the afternoon together. Group of four mature people sitting outside home and laughing. Happy senior man and old woman enjoying with mature african couple.
Seasons of Slang

33 Old Slang Terms Kids Will Never Understand

We hope we cut the mustard with this one!

asian mother and daughter looking at a phone screen together, laughing in a cafe
asian mother and daughter looking at a phone screen together, laughing in a cafe
Cool Beans

The Most Tubular Slang Word From Every Year

Were you born in the "mondo" or the "dishy" era?

Shy nervous bashful female employee feels embarrassed blushing afraid of public speaking at corporate group team meeting, timid stressed woman hiding face during awkward moment reporting in office (Shy nervous bashful female employee feels embarrassed
Shy nervous bashful female employee feels embarrassed blushing afraid of public speaking at corporate group team meeting, timid stressed woman hiding face during awkward moment reporting in office (Shy nervous bashful female employee feels embarrassed
Linguistics Lesson

23 English Words Everyone Mispronounces

Plus, learn how to properly pronounce them.

young latino man reading a book by himself in the park
young latino man reading a book by himself in the park
Thesaurus Rex

50 Synonyms You Can Use for Everyday Words

Transform into your own thesaurus!

close up of black and white givenchy bag
close up of black and white givenchy bag
Brand Disloyalty

20 Common Brand Names You're Mispronouncing

You'll never embarrass yourself again.