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This map shows the most commonly spoken language in every US state, excluding English and Spanish

According to Business Insider tabulations of individual-level Census data, German, French, and Vietnamese are common in several states.
If only we were all wizards like Harry.

The real scientific meaning behind 13 ‘Harry Potter’ spells

J.K. Rowling used real Latin roots and phrases as inspiration for magical spells. Some of them are quite literal, like how "avis" means "bird."

24 of the hardest words to have won the National Spelling Bee

The National Spelling Bee has gotten harder and harder since it started in 1925. Take a look at some of the most difficult words in the history of the competition.
Reading will help you spell better.

9 ways to become a better speller, according to an expert

From reading more to creating mnemonic devices, an expert reveals his top tricks for learning how to become a better speller.
"Bae" is one of them.

These are the most ‘annoying’ slang words, according to Americans

A survey found some slang terms that many Americans deem "annoying." We broke down what they mean and how they got so popular.
You can translate your Facebook account into dozens of languages.

How to change the language on your Facebook account and news feed

Knowing how to change the language on your Facebook account and feed can be valuable for anyone who is traveling abroad or learning a new language.
Certain words can leave some people perplexed.

These are the 10 most confusing words in the English language

The most-looked up words in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary give us a peek into the most confusing words in the English language.
Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary."

Scrabble added 300 new words to its dictionary — these are the 22 most controversial ones you can use to win

Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary." From puggle to OK, here are the wildest new words that are officially Scrabble-ready.

22 words you won’t believe were actually added to the dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena. Some of these words, however, are just silly, period. See the worst offenders.