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Ever gotten called out for the difference between you’re and your? We’ve all been there–and we don’t ever want to go back. These insightful and interesting grammar articles will turn you into a word whiz quicker than you can blame autocorrect for your grammar faux pas.

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    22 High-Scoring Scrabble Words You Should Memorize

    These scrabble words range from the terribly obscure (zymurgy, anyone?) to the incredibly everyday (quickly). Read 'em and win.


    9 Buzzwords People Love to Hate and Their Fascinating Origins

    These irritatingly overused buzzwords didn't appear yesterday. Many have been around years (or decades!) longer than you might suspect.


    20 Hilarious Ways Other Cultures Say, ‘When Pigs Fly!’ Around The World

    Phrases like “when pigs fly” and “when hell freezes over” are called adynata. Here, the surprising ways other cultures use...


    6 Words Women Pretty Much Universally Hate

    Experts at Oberlin College asked 500 women what they considered the most unpleasant words in the English language. Here's what...


    Can a Missing Comma Really Get You Out of Paying a Parking Ticket?

    Andrea Cammelleri's car was impounded for overtime parking. But would a tiny grammar technicality be enough to save her from...


    9 Beautifully Quirky Foreign Words That We’re Jealous We Can’t Say In English

    Can you say "the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest" in just one word? The Finns do....


    Word Power: How Do Others See You?

    The confidence you project hugely affects how others perceive you. Test yourself on these words about proof, opinion, and even...


    5 Words You’ve Been Using Incorrectly This Whole Time

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

    Grammar Rules: How to Sound Smarter

    Think you know how to talk real good? Test yourself: These grammar rules will surprise even the experts.


    9 Food Names Inspired by Parts of the Body

    These foods were creatively named for parts of the body.



    25 Italian Restaurant Words You Need to Know

    You'll be an expert at ordering in no time.


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    24 Things You’ve Been Saying Wrong This Whole Time

    It's hard to remember those confusing grammar rules you learned all the way back in grade school. So we rounded...