Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

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100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!

100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!

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Say These 100 Beautiful Words In A British Accent And Fall In Love With Yourself…
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Untranslatable Words | Maptia // waldeinsamkeit, cualacino, iktsuarpok, komorebi, pochemuchka, sombremésa, jayus, pana po'o, dépaysement, goya, mångata

Untranslatable Words | Maptia // waldeinsamkeit, cualacino, iktsuarpok, komorebi, pochemuchka, sombremésa, jayus, pana po'o, dépaysement, goya, mångata

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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - Use this to find out how to pronounce the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs names. Fantastic

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - Use this to find out how to pronounce the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs names. Fantastic

A great way of teaching students Shakespeare english. The humorous meme faces make it hard to forget the appropriate use of these pronouns.

A great way of teaching students Shakespeare english. The humorous meme faces make it hard to forget the appropriate use of these pronouns.

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Today's Word of the Day is stelliferous. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

Today's Word of the Day is stelliferous. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

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With a countless number of words in the English language, it’s not hard or uncommon for us to mix some of them up. In fact, definitions of words have been mixed up and entirely new words have been made up as a result. Here is an infographic that looks at the twelve most misused English words.

With a countless number of words in the English language, it’s not hard or uncommon for us to mix some of them up. In fact, definitions of words have been mixed up and entirely new words have been made up as a result. Here is an infographic that looks at the twelve most misused English words.

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Browse all of the Sayings photos, GIFs and videos. Find just what you're looking for on Photobucket

Browse all of the Sayings photos, GIFs and videos. Find just what you're looking for on Photobucket

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