Posted on 04/21/2022 at 03:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all learned about antonyms, homonyms, and synonyms back in our school days. But perhaps less familiar, at least by...

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Posted on 01/18/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Start your day off with ... some gloomy news about British kids. Oxford University Press researchers surveyed more than 8,000...

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Tagged As: Language, The Guardian

Posted on 01/16/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We trust that many of you have been lucky enough to encounter words in other languages that don't have a...

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Tagged As: Language, Literary Hub

Posted on 01/10/2022 at 10:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We thought we were done sharing word-of-the-year lists — but we were wrong. In our defense, though, the American Dialect...

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Tagged As: Language

Posted on 12/21/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Being able to admit when you’ve made a mistake is a valuable skill for all humans — grammarians included. Robert...

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Posted on 12/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

’Tis the season where we (hopefully) see many people we love. And one way that we show our love for...

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Tagged As: Grammar Girl, Language

Posted on 11/30/2021 at 11:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest continues to do its best to help authors keep commonly mixed-up words straight. The latest installments in that...

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Posted on 11/30/2021 at 08:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2021 has been full of surprises, some of them good, others … not so much. So here’s something completely unsurprising...

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Posted on 11/24/2021 at 08:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You might not understand what it means, still, but it’s the word of the year: “NFT.” Collins Dictionary announced that...

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Posted on 11/10/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You won’t become fluent in Old English from a new book about the language. But that’s not the author’s aim....

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Tagged As: Language, The Guardian