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"Gluten-free" isn't synonymous with healthy.

9 ‘health’ terms you hear all of the time and what they actually mean

A lot of health-related terms don't mean as much as you think. From "natural" to "antioxidants" here's what these popular health terms actually mean.

20 things you should never say to your coworkers

Being friends with your coworkers can be great, but it can get you in trouble if you don't keep things professional at work.
If you aren't satisfied with you and your partner's sex life, you may want to have an honest discussion about it.

13 slang words everyone is using and what they really mean

From "it's lit" to "yeet," here are some popular words and phrases that everyone seems to be using these days and what they actually mean.
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.
Misspelling a word like "embarrass" can be embarrassing.

32 simple words that 5th graders can spell, but you probably get wrong all the time

From homophones to words with doubled letters, the English language can be as unpredictable as it is colorful.
The author competing at the 2018 North American Scrabble Championship in Buffalo, New York.

After playing thousands of games, I’m convinced Scrabble blows Words With Friends out of the water for 3 clear reasons

Words With Friends is one of the most popular mobile games ever, and is very similar to the game that inspired it, Scrabble.

We can thank FDR for the word ‘iffy’ and Trump for ‘fake news’ — here are 13 words US presidents brought into everyday E...

Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump have popularized common English words we use every day.
The author at the 2018 North American Scrabble Championship.

I’m a nationally ranked Scrabble player, and my go-to tip for my friends can elevate anyone’s game

Although memorizing words is important for Scrabble, there's also an important strategic element of the game that many casual players overlook.