They occur in alphabetical order.
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The terminology you're likely to hear
One month at a time.
How we chose 'they'
Some imitative words are more surprising than others
And is one way more correct than the others?
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
Why don't they call it the peacific.comma?
Is 'alright' all right?
adj. - politely pleasant and friendly
How to remember which is which
noun - a person trained in Japanese martial arts
Is there one standard way?
verb - to tease with or utter taunting words
And is one more correct than the others?
There, there. We'll sort it out.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
No other common verb follows the pattern of _sneak_…_snuck_. And no one's quite sure why.
They started as the same word, but their meanings have drifted apart over time.
Tripping up English Speakers for 700 years
'Poets laureate'? 'Court-martials'? The curious history of postpositive adjectives in English.
Why does it sound strange to say 'funner' or 'funnest?'
Some practical guidance, and interesting history, about a common mistake.
Why is pig meat is called 'pork' and cow meat is called 'beef?' Because English took on a big serving of French words following the Norman Conquest.
"Verily, I say unto you, the public is a hot mess"
How an ancient philosophical movement devoted to the pursuit of virtue came to describe eye-rolling criticism.
The story of those iconic illustrations.
Noah Webster: the man who changed the way we spell... up to a point.
No one calls it the peacific.comma. Why?
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Editor Peter Sokolowski talks about 'feminism' and the rest of our Word of the Year 2017 selections
Many of today's grammar rules can be traced to the opinions of one 18th century writer.
Learn the meaning and history of 'cordial' in our video series with TIME
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urbi et orbi
Pope Francis delivers blessing
Cuomo warns of virus growth rate
Fauci advises Americans stay home
March 2020 Words of the Day Quiz
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Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Words from the week of 3/27/2020
The key differences of two common pathogens
Taking stock of the differences
Which word entered the English language first?
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
The dictionary has been scrambled—can you put it back together?