HOW IT WORKS
Subscriber since: May 2008
Location: Sun Valley, CA
I'm 54 years old
I can also be found on:
My Word Lists
Most people think it means they're stupid, but once they learn it means "lack of knowledge" they may realize they can change.
Other subscribers who love this word:
(Fort Collins, CO)
Least Favorite Word:
Actually it's the slang form of flatulent. It's one of the worst sounding words in the English language.
Other subscribers who dislike this word:
""I have examined all the known superstitions of the world, and I do not find in our particular superstition of Christianity one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology...""
- Thomas Jefferson
Ben Zimmer on How Technology is Shaping Language
October 8, 2013
On Slate, Lexicon Valley Launches a New Language Blog
September 10, 2013
Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here!
March 20, 2015
What's in A Name? Literary Titles That Never Made It
February 18, 2015
Calling All Writers: Introducing Figment
May 16, 2011
SciPlay, So Far
November 30, 2010
Do This, Then Do That: Coordinating "Then" Usage
March 25, 2015
For Grammar Day, Write a Haiku!
March 2, 2015
How to write:
13 Ways to Improve Your Writing Productivity
March 11, 2015
Why You Shouldn't Fret About Creativity
February 16, 2015
Librarians Suggest Good Books for Kids of All Ages
January 15, 2013
Love Your Librarian
September 26, 2011
The More We Change...
August 15, 2014
Strangers in Our Midst: Words We Skip While Reading
April 9, 2014
Word Cloud: A Film Inspired by the Visual Thesaurus
August 24, 2012
Reconsidering the Thesaurus
April 2, 2012
WordMasters: Grade 3 Blue Division Jan-Feb '11
January 31, 2011
WordMasters: Grade 3 Gold Division Jan-Feb '11
January 31, 2011
Why We "Stave Off" Colds: It Started With Wine
April 22, 2015
Thanks for Sharing?
April 15, 2015
Why Do So Many Academics Write Badly?
April 13, 2015
Writing and Philosophy
April 9, 2015
Become an Affiliate
Copyright ©1998-2015 Thinkmap, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Already a Subscriber?