Literature & Words

15 Words Shakespeare Invented & You Are Still Using Them

15 Words Shakespeare Invented & You Are Still Using Them

I remember reading Macbeth at school and being instantly beguiled. Here was a world rich with layered meaning, coloured by…

4 years ago

British English vs American English: 16 Curious Word Differences

George Bernard Shaw wrote: “England and America are two countries separated by a common language.” It’s easy to see why.…

4 years ago

12 English Slang Words That Instantly Make You Sound Uneducated

I love the English language. The way you can use words to express a thought or paint a picture is…

4 years ago

20 Commonly Mispronounced Words That May Belie Your Intelligence

When it comes to commonly mispronounced words, I have a really bad habit. If I don’t know how to pronounce…

4 years ago

20 Sophisticated Synonyms for Jerk to Use in an Intelligent Conversation

Sometimes I want to describe a situation where a person is a complete jerk, but I don’t want to use…

4 years ago

22 Unusual Words in English That Will Upgrade Your Vocabulary

As long as I can remember, I’ve had a love of the English language. I think it comes from my…

4 years ago

7 Words with a Deep Meaning You Probably Didn’t Know

The human experience is complex and sometimes you need words with deeper meanings than usual to help you to describe what you’re…

4 years ago

Bibliophile definition

Bibliophile (n.) a lover of books and reading.

5 years ago

12 Types of Philes and What They Love: Which One Do You Relate to?

Have you ever wondered if there is a name for something that you love? Well, it turns out there probably…

5 years ago

7 Famous Fairy Tales That Are Based on Gruesome True Life Stories

What is it about fairy tales that captivate the imaginations of children? Could it be that underneath the thin veneer…

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