Tagged With English Language

Doug Emhoff's title 'Second Gentleman' has been added to the dictionary


Can you spell the hardest words from this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee?


57% of Americans pronounce 'merry,' 'marry,' and 'Mary' the same, and it highlights a fascinating quirk of the English language



A children's book called 'P is for Pterodactyl' features the most bizarre words in the English language


30 words you won't believe were added to the dictionary in the last decade


Some of the most valuable words in Scrabble use a Q without a U, and there are many more than your English teacher led you to believe



27 incredibly common spelling mistakes that make you look less intelligent


Some Americans say 'firefly' while others say 'lightning bug,' and a series of maps highlights an interesting theory why


'Sorry to Bother You' is right — minorities are judged by the sound of their voice, and there's science to prove it


The most annoying things about the English language, from people who are learning it


9 of the hardest languages for English speakers to learn


28 high-paying jobs for English majors



9 words and phrases people think are wrong, but are actually correct


31 things Canadians say that Americans don't understand


8 things Southerners say that the rest of the US just doesn't understand


9 things only Southerners say



27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US


People are ripping Trump for a White House statement with a blindingly obvious flaw


Everything you need to know about English mispronunciations and malapropisms


15 simple words that feel impossible for non-English speakers to learn