Knowledge - Grammar / Spelling

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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12 Things Only Full-Fledged Bookworms Will Understand

Forgetting to eat, counting down the days until the next release, having a crush on a fictional character—it's all just...


Quiz: So You Think You’re a Crossword Puzzle Expert? Prove It!

Test your knowledge of these words from the 2016 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.


This Is the Best Time of Day to Send Important Emails

If you're drafting a message to your boss, a colleague, a client, or another VIP, check the time before you...



19 Celebrity Names You’re Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Your friends will probably keep saying these stars' names wrong, but here's how to pronounce…


10 Common Sayings That Sound Way Funnier in Other Languages

'Nice guys finish last' means something very different in Spain.


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...


Veteran’s Day or Veterans Day: Which Is It?

Or Veterans' Day, for that matter? On November 11, our country will honor veterans current and past. The only question: To...