Funny Words

Word nerds, rejoice: These articles featuring funny words will help you sound smarter, improve your vocabulary, and make you the most interesting person in the room.

And the Funny Book Titles of the Year Are...
And the Funny Book Titles of the Year Are…

Ever since Bookseller magazine praised the book "Proceedings of the Second International Workshop… >>

Guess the Surprising Meanings of These Really Weird Words
Guess the Surprising Meanings of These Really Weird Words

Don't you just love "petrichor"? Especially if you're one of the "bibliobibuli" that feels… >>

9 Funny Words to Improve Your Vocabulary
9 Funny Words to Improve Your Vocabulary

Before there was "swag" there was "Quagswag," and the world was a better place for it. Learn these… >>

5 Words You've Been Using Incorrectly This Whole Time
5 Words You’ve Been Using Incorrectly This Whole Time

It's literally ironic when you use "literally" to mean "figuratively." >>

8 Old-Fashioned Words That Make You Sound Smart
8 Old-Fashioned Words That Make You Sound Smart

Freck your eyes over these ludibrious definitions, and you'll be kenching in no time. >>

12 Untranslatable Words We Love
12 Untranslatable Words We Love

These wonderful words from all over the world have no direct English translation or equivalent, but… >>

Word Watch: Trending Health Terms
Word Watch: Trending Health Terms

Ever hear of broga? Have an e-book moment? Suffer from decision fatigue? See what's new in medical… >>

Get the Word Out: Add These to the Banished Word List!
Get the Word Out: Add These to the Banished Word List!

A humorous list of so-called offending words, and a few cool foreign replacements. >>

Six-Word Memoirs on Friendship
Six-Word Memoirs on Friendship

Shorter than tweets and small enough to swallow whole, these six-word memoirs say it all >>

24 Things You Might Be Saying Wrong
24 Things You Might Be Saying Wrong

The Reader's Digest Version of all those confusing words and seemingly random rules you missed in… >>