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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.

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.
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?
"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.
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.