23 Grammar Memes That’ll Crack You Up
These memes about spelling and grammar errors will tickle you're—sorry, YOUR—funny bone!
What GIF Stands for and How to Pronounce It
Most everyone uses them, and most people have a very firm opinion on how to pronounce the acronym.
16 of the Most Famous Malapropism Examples
Do you tend to masseuse (er, misuse) your words in humorous ways? You've made a malapropism—and everyone from politicians to famous...
These 17 “Modern” Words Are Much Older Than You Thought
From "politically correct" to "smash hit," these terms have actually been in our language for quite some time.
11 Irregular Plural Words That Sound Completely Wrong—But Aren’t
We all know irregular plurals like "geese" and "mice." But have you ever heard of "beeves" or "sphinges"? Laugh yourself...
15 Amusing Stories Behind Common Expressions
English has some hilarious expressions—and their origin stories are funny, too! Find out where "last-ditch effort," "under the weather," and...
70 Words (and Phrases) You’re Probably Using All Wrong
You won't make these cringeworthy mistakes ever again.
20 Bread Puns for the Next Time You Want to Loaf Around
Check out our fresh-baked collection of hot cross puns! All buns intended!
10 Words That Mean Very Different Things in England and America
We might be speaking the same language, but some words get a new meaning across the pond.
6 Romantic Words with No English Equivalent
Sometimes love defies language. Other times, just English.
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...
12 Thesaurus Jokes Grammar Nerds Will Appreciate
Feeling qualmish, ill, and peaky? You must be ready for a sick joke!
Only English Majors Will Know These 26 Words from the Thesaurus
How many of these lesser-known words from the thesaurus can you use in a sentence?
How Long Would It Take to Read the Whole Dictionary?
There's no one conclusive answer. But that doesn't mean people haven't tried to find one.
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.
11 Real (and Hilarious) Newspaper Typos You Won’t Believe Were Printed
"Two cable cars have been arrested recently..."
Can You Tell If These Funny Words Are Real or Made Up?
All of these words sound pretty silly, but only some of them are genuine, honest-to-goodness components of the English language....
20 Grammar Jokes Every Word Nerd Will Appreciate
Three intransitive verbs walk into a bar. They sit. They drink. They leave.
The 50 Best-Ever Examples of Hyperbole
Are you sitting down? These examples of hyperbole are the bomb!
10 Commonly Misused Words You Need to Stop Getting Wrong
Did you know that every time you misspeak, a kitten cries? Okay, that's not true. But get these commonly misused...
15 Words That Have Just Been Added to the Scrabble Dictionary
Yowza! They've just updated the Scrabble dictionary. See if the new words will improve your game.
10 Words That Mean the Opposite of What They Used to Mean
Thanks to cultural changes, incorrect translations, and a host of other reasons, word meanings often shift over time. Here, ten...