Whether we seek precision, beauty or both, much of the subtlety of language comes from its adjectives. Here are some 10-dollar examples to add polish to your proclamations.
There was a time when 'Girl' meant 'Boy,' 'Bully' meant 'Sweetheart,' and 'Fizzle' meant 'Fart.' Let's return there together.
Some words are said together so often that many people think they’re a single word – but they’re not. Or at least not all of the time. The confusing business of compound words, explained.
These seemingly innocent words and phrases are derived from stereotypes, slurs and bigotry—maybe it’s high time we all wipe them from our vocabulary.