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Why the Dictionary Used to Include a Word That Never Existed

Unfortunately, the word "dord" isn't a synonym for "density."

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McDonald’s Almost Sued the Dictionary—Here’s Why It Didn’t

When the dictionary dared to diss them, McDonald's took it in stride. Sort of.


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25 Fancy Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

We all want to sound smarter. With these fancy words, you can take your vocabulary to a whole new level...


13 Funniest Words Added to the Dictionary in the Last Decade

From scrumdiddlyumptious to schmoozefest, these newly minted words reflect our culture and our sometimes hilarious use of language.


The Oxford English Dictionary Forgot to Include This Word for 50 Years

Thankfully, it's not a word we still use today.

The Surprising Meaning Behind These 8 Really Weird Words

Don't you just love 'petrichor'? Especially if you're one of the 'bibliobibuli' that feels especially inspired after a good storm?...


These 13 2018 Dictionary Additions Are the Hardest Words to Spell and Pronounce

Get ready, wordies! That's the new word for word-lover, but not all the new terms added to the dictionary this...

10 Almost-Extinct Words You Should Start Using Right Away

Whenever the dictionary gets updated, some words face the chopping block. If you would be sad to see “skedaddle” skedaddle...


The Clever Way Dictionary Editors Prank Each Other

Don’t believe every definition you read.