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.

5 Trendy Words That Are Actually Ancient
5 Trendy Words That Are Actually Ancient

Hip dudes have been friending each other for centuries. Legit! >>

Funny Last Words of 13 Notable People
Funny Last Words of 13 Notable People

"Did you hear the one about the guy who died mid-sen " >>

Quiz: Which of These Weird Collections Is Real?
Quiz: Which of These Weird Collections Is Real?

Helixophiles, tyrosemiophiles, oologists: What do they keep in their closets? Take our quiz to see… >>

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… >>

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… >>

7 Fancy Words that Make You Sound Smarter
7 Fancy Words that Make You Sound Smarter

In just a few seconds, you can add these pretty words to your vocabulary. How clever! >>

6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent
6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent

Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English. >>

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… >>