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How often can you use the word "idiot" without falling into the idiocy of word repetition? Fortunately, there are many old, mostly forgotten terms ready for a revival. ... READ ON
It's no coincidence that the word used to describe dear old dad was so similar across distinct classical languages.... READ ON
It’s to be expected that the words we use will change and develop over time. In some instances, these developments can lead to words gaining new meanings entirely different from their original implications.... READ ON
Designer Daniel Britton hopes his new typeface will raise awareness about the learning disorder.... READ ON
The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.