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.

6 Common Acronyms You'd Never Figure Out
6 Common Acronyms You’d Never Figure Out

These terms had us scratching our heads when we tried to guess what they stood for. How many do you… >>

Funny Animal Names, Group by Group
Funny Animal Names, Group by Group

A grumble of pugs, an embarrassment of pandas, a kindle of kittens! The Compendium of Collective… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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 >>

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. >>

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. >>

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." >>