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Ten Good Words for Bad Kids

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The awesome words here don’t necessarily relate to children, but they are the kind of words used by adults in Charles Dickens novels to describe miserable orphans. If you happen to be a young person and any of these words describe you, please stop. Modify your behavior immediately.

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Words We Confuse That Spellcheckers Miss, Part S2

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Homophones are troublesome words for spellers because they sound identical, but are spelled differently. For some time now, we’ve been working our way alphabetically through the most common homophones in English. Recently, I posted the first set of homophones beginning with the letter S. This post addresses the rest of those.

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100 Words to Make You Sound Smart

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This is the next in our 100 Words series based on the best-selling books by American Heritage Dictionary. You’ll want …

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12 Initials that Stand for Nothing

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It may not make much sense, but there are many common initials that stand for nothing. That makes them, I suppose initials that aren’t initials. Read on to learn about them.

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