A new neighbor moved in next door to our place in the country. Our cats disliked the neighbor's cats, a lot. After the police left and everyone was stitched back up, we were able to convince the cats to compromise. The Great Treaty of '18 was negotiated and signed despite staunch cat resistance.
Deep amid 80-some perfectly legitimate albeit odd-sounding words nestles some fake words we just manufactured here at the facility. Test your mettle. Ferret the fakes while you learn a few new words.
This article corrects myths relating to the environment's effect on the happiness of gnomes and suggests 10 easy-to-follow rules to create a home environment in which gnomes are likely to flourish. Relying on recent research from The Gnome Project, we compiled this updated, guide for gnome lovers.
We get tickled when we hear unusual words, either in sound or meaning. We can't help it! To compile this list, we combed dictionaries and popular culture for the quirkiest, most unusual pursuits we could find. Then we cherry-picked the definitions, wrote sentences, and a quiz over said ticklers.
We culled quotes from writers about writing and words and then we paired the selection of useful quotes with Thinking and journal assignments to create mini writing and comprehension exercises that will build and hone your critical thinking skills regardless of your age or educational background.
Here is a collection of 250 potentially high-scoring Scrabble and Words With Friends words that you may not have used before. These words were selected based on their novelty and usefulness.
We collected 105 food words we heard watching cooking shows that we thought you might like to learn. We defined a short cooking vocabulary. We also included a quiz and some tips on learning tricks that can help you recall words better and longer. Food is too important to misunderstand!
In Part Three of the hard words trilogy, we cover another hard 50 you need to know.
Here is another dastardly list of words with definitions and pronunciation. The quiz will help you remember the words. If you don't know what legerity means, read on! If you do, try the quiz.
Read this fun compilation of useful words, some that you probably never heard or read. We have added a quiz at the end to reinforce your memory of the new words. Please enjoy yourself. We did.
Things were quiet after the rebellion, until one evening last week when my husband told me he observed half of our cats circling around a metal disc in the backyard behind the chicken pen expansion
Delight in knowing what a word means, even or especially a foreign one? Want to broaden your understanding? Then read this article to learn some useful foreign words and phrases.
We all know how important knowing the perfect word to use at just the right time can be, but can you use these meta-linguistic words? Read on to learn a few handy words-on-words and get smarter.
Richard, Arthur, Ooni, and Whitey play out the daily struggle for survival in their country home, frequently arguing, often hissing and always loving one another in ways that stretch belief.
Here is a collection of unusual words with our take on how they might be used in the future. Read along to find out how many unusual words you can identify and make up a few of your own.
You may have written a good, SEO-friendly, attention-grabbing title, but have you written an introduction to enthrall your audience further? Learn what to write after that punchy title.
We all know how important knowing the perfect word to use at just the right time can be at those pesky family events. Don't be caught unarmed! Read here to broaden your grasp of insulting words.
Writers should eliminate expletives to achieve greater clarity and readability. Eliminating deadwood will improve your relationship your readers. The quiz tests your ability to spot expletives.
This article summarizes the ten most common grammar mistakes as identified by recent research from Microsoft. Since these errors are the most common, resolving these 10 markedly improves writing skill