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Some slang terms deserve to fade away sooner than others.

8 slang words from the last decade that we can’t stand

Thanks to the internet, words can take root in our culture faster than ever. These are the slang words we can't stand anymore.

11 slang words from the last decade that we love

In a decade that saw a massive expansion in social media, slang is spreading faster than ever. Here are our favorite slang words from the 2010s.

This list of every ‘Word of the Year’ is like taking a trip through time

Every year since 1990, the American Dialect Society holds "the Super Bowl of linguistics" to crown the word that defined the year.
A dictionary in the Rensselaerville Public Library in Rensselaerville, New York.

15 great words that will make you sound smarter

Even if you consider yourself a walking dictionary, there's always room for a few more great words in your vocabulary — especially these 15 terms that people should really be using way more often.
It's easy to change the language on Windows 10 for your entire system.

How to change the language on your Windows 10 device

It's easy to change the language on Windows 10 for your entire system, including internal settings and online displays. Here's how to do it.
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.
"Selfie" is a real word now.

30 words you won’t believe were actually added to the dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena. Some of these words are very silly.
You're probably not using these words correctly.

25 words that you’re probably using incorrectly

While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.

20 amazing words that don’t exist in English — but really should

There are so many words in other languages that perfectly describe scenarios we experience every day, but have no English equivalent.

12 common grammar mistakes you’re probably making right now (and how to avoid them)

These all-too-common mistakes stem from confusion over when to use which word or phrase: fewer vs. less, it's vs. its, and then vs. than.