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Certain words can leave some people perplexed.

Today is National Dictionary Day — here are the 10 most confusing words in the English language, according to Merriam-Webster

The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
Words like "y'all" are region-specific.

16 popular slang words you’ll only hear in certain regions of the US

Words like "y'all," "wicked," "ope," and "ginder" are all specific to certain regions in the US.
Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have multiple meanings.

10 words in the English language with the most definitions

The word "run" is anticipated to have approximately 645 different meanings in the next Oxford English Dictionary, set for a 2037 release.
There are some words with multiple meanings.

20 words that are spelled the same but have different meanings

Words like "bat," "desert," "wind," and "clip" all have multiple meanings but are confusingly spelled the same way.

11 reasons the English language is impossible to learn

The English language has a lot of weird spelling, grammar, and pronunciation rules. Here are 11 of its anomalies that make it difficult to learn.
Recognizing and correcting eggcorns is key to proper grammar.

9 common words and phrases you could be using wrong without realizing it

Words are often misused in the daily flow of conversation. "Eggcorns" are words or phrases that are incorrectly used in place of others that sound similar. Recognizing eggcorns is key to proper grammar. Here are nine commonly misused words and phrases that you may not have known were incorrect.
You may not know that you're making these grammar errors.

9 grammar rules you’re probably breaking without realizing it

Grammar rules often get overlooked in the daily flow of conversation. Stepping back and thinking about your message can help you use the right grammar when speaking or writing. Here are nine grammar rules you're probably breaking without even realizing.
Tea breaks are as ubiquitous in Britain as ... well ... tea. In America, not so much.

6 major differences between how Americans and Brits work

The difference between American and British work styles is not as stark as you might expect — but some traditions die hard.
Students wave Iranian national flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution in Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square February 10, 2009.

After mass protests, Iran bans English in schools to fight Western ‘cultural invasion’

The Iranian government has blamed its Western "enemies" for provoking recent protests.