Digital Wordsmithing

By |July 26th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Digital Wordsmithing

With a passion for language, Erin McKean founded a nonprofit corporation and the world’s largest online dictionary. Wordnik is how the language guru and […]

New Trending Words Added to Oxford

By |March 16th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Trending Words Added to Oxford

Three hundred words were recently added to OxfordDictionaries.com, which monitors current trends in the use of modern English. There appeared to be some trends […]

Word Lovers Unite

By |March 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Word Lovers Unite

I like words. I like how they make me feel. I like how they roll off my tongue. Words like filipendulous are phonetically fun to […]

New Words Added to the Oxford

By |July 19th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on New Words Added to the Oxford

The Oxford English Dictionary recently released their list of added words as part of their June update to the more than 150-year old publication. This […]

How is your qi?

By |November 6th, 2013|News, reference|Comments Off on How is your qi?

Is qi a word? According to Word with Friends, yes. It is reported to be another spelling for chi. For hardcore Scrabble-ites, this can sometimes be a hard pillow to swallow. The purist resist words that are popular for those hard to use letters like q and z.

Blogging Terms Make it to the Big Time

By |March 3rd, 2011|News|Comments Off on Blogging Terms Make it to the Big Time

The Oxford Dictionary has added various digital terms, including "bloggable” to their infamous resource.