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Lots of us go to the Merriam-Webster.com site to get definitions, but there are some word games there, too! When you complete a quiz you’ll be able to compare your score to the average score overall, or the average score … Continue reading
As I was walking through Periodicals and letting my eye browse the current issues, I was stopped by the cover of Reader’s Digest‘s November 2013 issue: “Are you normal or nuts?” it asks. Well, of course I’d like to know. … Continue reading
Oxford Dictionaries announced its international Word of the Year on November 19: selfie The origin of selfie has been traced to an Australian online forum in 2002, and apparently there are spinoffs like helfie (a selfie of your hair) and … Continue reading
Are you one of those people who always enjoy the Word Power™ feature in Reader’s Digest? Did you always enjoy flash cards? Trivia games? Well, check this out: Boost your vocabulary while making donations of rice through the World Food … Continue reading
As if you haven’t taken enough tests! But this one is for fun. It’s just a 10-question quiz to see how good your vocabulary is, compare your score to others in your age group, and maybe learn some new words. … Continue reading
OMG! You may have learned about this from the national media already, but in case you missed it: The Oxford English Dictionary has added new entries, including OMG, LOL, muffin top, ego-surf, and others. Enjoy.