30 of Webster's Worst Words

Column by Peter Derk
Neologisms regarding the embiggenment of bougie wanderworts and artisanal hophead concerns.

10 Gloriumptious Words to Celebrate Roald Dahl’s 102nd Birthday

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
To throw a birthday bash for one of the greatest children’s writers of all time, we created a dictionary of Roald Dahl’s most memorable (or should we say churgling?) words.

8 Awesome Word-Nerd Games

Column by Rob Blair Young December 20, 2013
I share some of my favorite word-nerd games, including well-tried classics, lesser-known gems, and some truly strange favorites.

Think Before You Speak: 10 Words and Phrases with Potentially Offensive Origins

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 11, 2013
A list of everyday words and phrases you might want to avoid, just in case.
The Guardian Releases 'Video Alphabet' Of Authors' Favorite Words

The Guardian Releases Video Alphabet Of Authors' Favorite Words

News by Christopher Shultz August 27, 2013
Ruby Wax, Ian Rankin, and Neil Gaiman (just to name a few) discuss the words that matter most.

Top 10 Words That Need To Die, Immediately

Column by Rob Hart February 24, 2012
The English language is full of beautiful words--and also some blights that should never be uttered, for they do nothing but make us sound dumb. Here are 10 of the worst offenders.