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‘Gruntle Me’ – 19 Forgotten Words To Use Right Now
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‘Gruntle Me’ – 19 Forgotten Words To Use Right Now

Shakespeare coined some 314 new words by adding the prefix

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Words That Came To Mean Their Opposite
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Words That Came To Mean Their Opposite

You might think that language would fall apart if words

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15 Common Words You’re Probably Mispronouncing
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15 Common Words You’re Probably Mispronouncing

Sometimes we mispronounce words because we’re in a hurry when

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24 New Words Added to Dictionary.com and What They Mean
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24 New Words Added to Dictionary.com and What They Mean

Dictionary.com has added hundreds of new words to its online,

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13 More of the Weirdest Words in America
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13 More of the Weirdest Words in America

However you’d like to say it, we Americans talk weird.

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27 Sassy Slang Words From the 1800s
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27 Sassy Slang Words From the 1800s

Slang words from the 1800s, namely during the Victorian Era,

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15 Utterly Unique Words
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15 Utterly Unique Words

English has one of the largest vocabularies of any language

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The Unexpected History of Words We All Know
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The Unexpected History of Words We All Know

Most of the words we use every day didn’t just

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12 Uninteresting Words That Are Actually Very Interesting
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12 Uninteresting Words That Are Actually Very Interesting

The English language is filled with words, many of which people

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28 Trending Words on Valentine’s Day
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28 Trending Words on Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and love is definitely in the

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Shakespeare Did It Too: Weird Words The Bard Made Common
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Shakespeare Did It Too: Weird Words The Bard Made Common

It’s a common experience for the younger generation to be

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27 British Words That Don’t Mean the Same Thing in the U.S.
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27 British Words That Don’t Mean the Same Thing in the U.S.

Americans speak English, as do the Brits, but some words

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20 More Slang Terms From The Wild Wild West
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20 More Slang Terms From The Wild Wild West

As Americans, the wild wild west is somewhat of a

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11 Slang Terms From The Peace Loving 1960s
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11 Slang Terms From The Peace Loving 1960s

While most of my taste for movies, music,, etc.. falls

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27 Quirky Slang Words from the 1910s
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27 Quirky Slang Words from the 1910s

Are you ready for a dilly of an evening? Let’s

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9 Words That People Think Make Them Sound Smart…But Don’t
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9 Words That People Think Make Them Sound Smart…But Don’t

People do a lot of odd things with the purpose

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116 More Bits Of Jargon To Help You At The Casino
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116 More Bits Of Jargon To Help You At The Casino

  Finales – A type of group bets on numbers

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42 Names For Groups of Animals
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42 Names For Groups of Animals

If you have a group of cows, you don’t call

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Ways to Replace the Word Nice
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Ways to Replace the Word Nice

Nice is a notoriously non-descriptive word. For writers, its a

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23 of the Most Beautiful Words in English
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23 of the Most Beautiful Words in English

Not everyone agrees on what’s beautiful, but some words just

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17 Things You Didn’t Know Had Words For Them
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17 Things You Didn’t Know Had Words For Them

In this era of great uncertainty, I take comfort in

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There’s a Word For That: 19 Foreign Words English Needs Right Now
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There’s a Word For That: 19 Foreign Words English Needs Right Now

At this point, schadenfreude has become so much a part

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23 Pieces of Sweet Lingo From the 1940s
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23 Pieces of Sweet Lingo From the 1940s

The ’40s were an amazing time in American history. The

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17 Snappy Insults From the Elizabethan Era
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17 Snappy Insults From the Elizabethan Era

Because you always need more vintage insults to add to

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9 Quotes to Get You Through the New Year
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9 Quotes to Get You Through the New Year

Whether you set New Year’s resolutions or just try to

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