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"Selfie" is a real word in the dictionary now.

30 words you won’t believe were added to the dictionary in the last decade

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena, but some of these words are just unbelievable.
Certain words can leave some people perplexed.

Today is National Dictionary Day — here are the 10 most confusing words in the English language, according to Merriam-Webster

The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
You're probably not using these words correctly.

25 words that you’re probably using incorrectly

While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.

12 common grammar mistakes you’re probably making right now (and how to avoid them)

These all-too-common mistakes stem from confusion over when to use which word or phrase: fewer vs. less, it's vs. its, and then vs. than.
The 1950s were a different time.

Can you guess the meaning of these 20th-century slang terms no one uses anymore?

The 20th century had its fair share of slang words and terms that no one uses anymore. Can you guess what these 15 words mean?
Your professor for the comma class.

14 rules for using commas without looking like a fool

Even the slickest grammarian struggles with proper comma use, so we compiled a list of the places in a sentence you'll need one — using ducks.

The hidden meanings behind 10 words you use every day

Like many languages, English borrows words and phrases from others. Here are the surprising origins of 10 everyday words.
The competition is fierce at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Can you spell the hardest words from this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee?

The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with eight winners. Can you identify the correct spellings of 10 words from this year's contest?
How do you pronounce "merry?"

57% of Americans pronounce ‘merry,’ ‘marry,’ and ‘Mary’ the same, and it highlights a fascinating quirk of the Eng...

You're probably going to hear the phrase "merry Christmas" a lot over the next few days. But it might not always sound the same.