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The NBA playoffs have long been the highlight of my television year, and like so many other boob tube productions, they produce their share of euphemisms.  Continue reading...
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National Spelling Bee

The 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee will be held in Washington D.C. Get in the spelling spirit by trying the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee!

Would you still purchase a "3-piece European-style outdoor bistro set" if you had to pay a "European-style value-added-tax" on it? This month in the Lounge we look at the changing fortunes of all things European.  Continue reading...
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Blog Excerpts

Word Routes in the Top 100

Word Routes, the regular column by Visual Thesaurus editor Ben Zimmer, was selected as one of the Top 100 Language Blogs of 2010, in a worldwide competition hosted by bab.la and Lexiophiles. Language blogs were nominated and then ranked according to user votes and other criteria. Check out the whole list here.
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