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Here’s what every emoticon really means

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

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ListMonde, a blog for curious minds, has just released a great infographic with 12 English words that are most wrongly used. The list is…

12 most misused English words (infographic)

ListMonde, a blog for curious minds, has just released a great infographic with 12 English words that are most wrongly used. The list is…

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English with Scottish origin //blath-er-skite// "Politicians get away all the time with their blatherskite"

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Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - Use this to find out how to pronounce the ancient Egyptian Pharaohs names. Fantastic

Today's Word of the Day is stelliferous. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

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