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J.K. Rowling used real Latin roots and phrases as inspiration for magical spells. Some of them are quite literal, like how "avis" means "bird."
The National Spelling Bee ended with 8 winners — here’s the winning word from every spelling bee since 1925
From "knack" to "gesellschaft," how many can you spell?
The National Spelling Bee has gotten harder and harder since it started in 1925. Take a look at some of the most difficult words in the history of the competition.
From reading more to creating mnemonic devices, an expert reveals his top tricks for learning how to become a better speller.
A survey found some slang terms that many Americans deem "annoying." We broke down what they mean and how they got so popular.
Knowing how to change the language on your Facebook account and feed can be valuable for anyone who is traveling abroad or learning a new language.
The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
Scrabble added 300 new words to its dictionary — these are the 22 most controversial ones you can use to win
Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary." From puggle to OK, here are the wildest new words that are officially Scrabble-ready.
The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena. Some of these words, however, are just silly, period. See the worst offenders.
From homophones to words with doubled letters, the English language can be as unpredictable as it is colorful.