Posted on 09/21/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam-Webster added over 530 words to its dictionary this past week. As usual, some were familiar to us — vacay,...

Tagged As: Diversity, Language, Politics

Posted on 08/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The new documentary The Miracle of the Little Prince is being screened tonight at the Film Forum in New York...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/30/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Talk about a serious stack of books: Researchers recently analyzed 3.5 million works of fiction and nonfiction to see how...

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Posted on 08/11/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter how tech-savvy you are or aren’t, you know that digital communication holds its own set of rules and...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 06/22/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Next time you hear someone dismiss a language debate with “oh, semantics,” consider showing them a recent article from the...

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Posted on 05/31/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times headline, which we wish we’d written on our own, was “at a loss for words.” The...

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Tagged As: Just for fun, Language

Posted on 05/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar geeks and word nerds have new fuel for their righteous fires. Merriam-Webster Dictionary has stated, for the record, that...

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Tagged As: Just for fun, Language

Posted on 05/05/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Once upon a time, a spoiler alert was truly something to heed, according to the Guardian. The word, after all,...

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Posted on 05/02/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yowza — nearly 3,000 words have joined the Official Scrabble Words book. The book, released by Collins Dictionary today, is...

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Tagged As: Just for fun, Language

Posted on 03/21/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last year, the Oxford English Dictionary requested submissions of regional slang and dialect in its Words Where You Are campaign....

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Tagged As: Language, The Guardian