There is one word in the English language that changes its meaning and pronounciation, depending on whether it is capitalized: polish. Uncapitalized, polish refers to a substance used to give something a smooth and […]
Scramble for a Top Scrabble Score
Why would you need to know about oxyphenbutazone? If you have an interest in medicine, you need to know it as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. If you are a Scrabble player, however, you definitely […]
If You Want a Job Done Right…
Do you know anyone who cuts his or her own hair? If you do, you may properly refer to that person as an autotonsorialist.
That’s Easy for You to Say! What Are the Hardest Words to Pronounce in English?
All of us have encountered words that give us fits, no matter the level of English proficiency. You could be William Shakespeare himself and still trip up over a relatively-simple word. For […]