News by Max Booth III December 18, 2014
Nick Cave used to keep a handwritten dictionary, which automatically makes him cooler than you.
News by Peter Derk
Two New York booksellers believe they have found Shakespeare's dictionary.
News by Emma McMorran Clark March 27, 2014
Despite our wealth of words, there are still some feelings and experiences we struggle to name. This site does just that.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 23, 2012
Does the widespread misuse of certain words get your goat? Well suck it up, because that's one of the ways the English language evolves.
News by Rob Hart August 14, 2012
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary is adding a whole bunch of dumb words! Like F-bomb and sexting and yes, even man cave (shudder).
News by Dave Reuss July 20, 2012
Is the general populace enhancing the English language or bloating it with pop-culture minutiae?
News by Dave Reuss May 29, 2012
In the on-going battle for equal rights, a petition aims to change the dictionary definition of "marriage."