Definition of pactum vestitum
What a Hoot!
15 bird sounds, and the birds who make them
Great Big List of Beautiful & Useless Words
Along with their degrees of usefulness
What's the Difference?
These words shouldn't be used interchangeably
Words For Things You Didn't Know Have Names
When 'thingamajig' and 'thingamabob' just won't do
Ending a Sentence with a Preposition
An old-fashioned rule we can no longer put up with.
'All Intensive Purposes' or 'All Intents and Purposes'?
We're intent on clearing it up
'Mispronunciations' That May Be Fine
'Mischievous,' 'nuclear,' and other words to pron...
Why Did Yankee Doodle Call a Feather 'Macaroni'?
What's with his feathered cap?