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Crossword experts recommend some basic strategies if you're trying to get your puzzle-solving skills off the ground.
We can thank FDR for the word ‘iffy’ and Trump for ‘fake news’ — here are 13 words US presidents brought into everyday E...
Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump have popularized common English words we use every day.
Not all compliments are appropriate. Here are 10 backhanded compliments that are actually offensive.
Don't be pusillanimous — use one of these words the next time you want to sound smart.
Words like "y'all," "wicked," "ope," and "ginder" are all specific to certain regions in the US.
The word "run" is anticipated to have approximately 645 different meanings in the next Oxford English Dictionary, set for a 2037 release.
Every year since 1990, the American Dialect Society holds "the Super Bowl of linguistics" — to crown the word that defined the year.
Words like "bat," "desert," "wind," and "clip" all have multiple meanings but are confusingly spelled the same way.
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.
American idioms can be colorful, and confusing to visitors from abroad. These American phrases leave some people completely stumped.