RSS

Language

 
Language
Simmer down, teach.

Hey, grammar nerds! Stop freaking out about 'alot.'

Language
Yes, you're a quidnunc. Q-U-I-D-N-U-N-C.

11 classy insults with classical Greek and Latin roots

Language
Using "fetch" still only reveals that you are Gretchen Wieners.

7 language habits that reveal your age

Language
Costa Rica went on a giant-killing run before the Netherlands finally eliminated the upstarts.

Our 12 favorite World Cup words

Language
Stop it.

It's time to kill the word 'troll'

Language
Technically, a "copter" makes no sense.

10 words that are badly broken

Language
Word up.

Our favorite words from Game of Thrones season 4

Language
Goooooooooaaaaaaaaal!

The 5 linguistic styles of exciting goal calls

Language
Look out: Here come the language sticklers.

A brief history of linguistic aggravation

Language
It's not easy!

Germans have a really hard time saying 'squirrel'

Language
No more messing around.

Our favorite words from Mad Men season 7

Language
Penny from Happy Endings is a big fan of the schwa.

9 fascinating facts about the schwa

Language
Oh, Twitter.

Which new Twitter word should go in the dictionary?

Language
Philadelphia's central green space, Rittenhouse Square, was initially given the practical name Southwest Square.

How Philadelphia's neighborhoods got their names

Language
Visit Stratford-Upon-Avon — the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

11 places to visit on a tour of the English language

Language
"Oh, my cat!" versus "O, my cat!"

What most people get wrong about 'o' vs 'oh'

Language
You can thank the writers of old for making Scrabble a little tougher.

Why are 'rhyme' and 'rhythm' spelled like that?

Load More Articles
 
Subscribe to the Week