16 Confusing Words That Even Intellectuals Get Wrong
Find out the difference between these difficult word pairs, and don’t let them confuse you ever again.
These Age-Old Idioms Date Back to the Renaissance!
The expressions listed here all sound contemporary, but they're almost half a millennium old.
Always Wanted to Sound Like You're British? Try This!
Always wanted to "try on" that coveted British pronunciation? Here's how to sound as British as the Queen herself!
Try Saying These Tricky Tongue Twisters 3 Times Fast!
“These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue.”
11 Clever Contronyms - Same Word, Opposite Meanings
Have you ever heard of contronyms? Here’s a hint - these are words that contradict themselves.
How Come the Word Football Describes Two Different Games?
Learn about the origins of the word soccer and find out how it's related to rugby.
Can Your English Vocabulary Reveal Where You Are From?
This English test attempts to guess if your accent is closer to British, American, Canadian or Australian, will we be able to guess yours?
Funny: When Words Sound Alike With Different Meanings
Homophones are words that sound exactly the same, but aren't spelled the same and mean something different. Here are 20 that are the wordiest of words.
Visitors Always Misspell These London Place Names
Most tourists mispronounce these place names in London. Let a Londoner teach you how to say them right!
Language vs Dialect - How Are They Different?
You've surely heard about the term "dialect" before. But have you ever considered how a language and a dialect differ?
The Origins of these 10 Olympic Words is Fascinating
You use these popular sports words all the time. But do you know where they come from?
These Words Wouldn’t Exist Without These 10 Famous Authors
Learn of 10 commonly-used English words that were coined by famous authors and philosophers.
English Challenge: What Do These Old Words Mean?
For those of you who want to test their knowledge of Shakespearean English, we welcome you to try this quite challenging quiz.
Language Humor: 20 Hilariously Clever Grammar Jokes & Puns
These humorous and clever grammar jokes and puns will tickle your brain.
10 Popular “Contemporary” Words Coined by Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s impact on the language we speak is far greater than most of us realize. These surprising words are just a few of hundreds attributed to the Bard.
They Really Messed Up These Translations, Didn’t They?
Let’s take a look at some of the most epic translation fails shared by people on the internet.
14 Uniquely Canadian Words and Phrases You Should Know
There are some Canadian words no American would understand. If you’re planning on visiting Canada, it’s quite useful to learn these 14 words and phrases.
We Challenge You to Figure Out What These Messages Mean
These ridiculously funny linguistic fails will make you laugh.
These Bygone Terms for ‘Happy’ Need to Be Brought Back
There were some really cool ways to describe happiness back in the day.
QUIZ: Can You Spell These Commonly Misspelled Words?
English has many words that are difficult to spell. Do you know how they should be written? Here's your chance to test yourself.
12 Unique and Beautiful Words That Charm and Delight
Take a look at this list of some weird and wonderful words that you are unlikely to have read in your language course in school.
14 Obsolete English Terms We Wish Were Brought Back!
Over the centuries, so many eloquent and useful English words fell out of use. We wish these 14 clever (but sadly obsolete) terms were used more often.
The Fascinating World of British Accents
There's a multitude of fascinating accents on the British Isles! Here are 20 of the most interesting ones.
What Made the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Last So Long
How do new words get added do the dictionary? Watch the surprising history of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary to find out...
10 New English Terms That Are Actually Useful to Know
These youth slang terms from the past year are actually interesting and useful!