41 brilliant words to add to your vocabulary

Each year the Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO) adds new words that only recently came into general usage, many driven by fast-moving trends in technology and culture (see a few examples here). Here’s an amazing collection of new words that we might soon see being added to the ODO:  

25 brilliant words to add to your vocabulary

Each year the Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO) adds new words that only recently came into general usage, many driven by fast-moving trends in technology and culture (see a few examples here). Here’s an amazing collection of new words that we might soon see being added to the ODO:    

What is the meaning of the suffix less?

What is the meaning of the suffix less? an adjective suffix meaning “without” ( childless; peerless), and in adjectives derived from verbs, indicating failure or inability to perform or be performed ( resistless; tireless). –less.        

Fun with words: 16 words that are much older than they seem

Every generation likes to think it invented slang anew, but often the latest words are actually very old. Here are 16 words that are much older than they seem. (The example quotes all come from the Oxford English Dictionary.) 1. FRIEND, AS A VERB A common lament in pieces about “kids these days and their… Read More