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The most popular brunch item in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Pound cake<p>Advertisement<p>3/<p>ARIZONA: Breakfast tostada<p>Advertisement<p>5/<p>CALIFORNIA: Honey-lemon ricotta breakfast toast with figs<p>6/<p>COLORADO: …

The Top 10 Grammar Mistakes, According To Microsoft

Image: iStock<p>Even smart people make stupid mistakes in their writing. Sometimes it’s laziness or impatience; sometimes they’re genuinely confused. …

Linguistics

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

An American Dialect Dictionary Is Dying Out. Here Are Some Of Its Best Words.

From twistification to storm caves to slushburgers, the U.S. has quite the history of local language quirks.<p>HuffPost is hitting the road this fall to interview people about their hopes, dreams, fears ― and what it means to be American today.<p>Bizmaroon, doodinkus and splo.<p>For over 50 years, a group …

Brazilian Kids Learn English by Video Chatting With Lonely Elderly Americans

It's such a great, simple idea: Young Brazilians want to learn English. Elderly Americans living in retirement homes just want someone to talk to. …

Advertising Industry

23 Times Tumblr Realised How Confusing The English Language Is

No amount of high school English could prepare us for this.<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

8 Common Words You Don't Know Are Making You Sound Unreliable

Communication becomes more casual every day. Ten years ago, we never would have felt comfortable including a smiley face in an email to our boss, but …

10 Wrong Words That Are Actually Right

Some of these words might make you beet red. But are the people who use them always misinformed, or is there more to the story? Whether we like it or …

Linguistics

You'll Never Guess Which Common Millennial Expression Is Actually 100-Years-Old

Both "cool" and "radical" are a little old as well. Who knew?<p>Here's one you can tell people by the coffee machine this morning--or by text.<p>The abbreviation OMG (or Oh My God) is actually 100 years old. The earliest use of the abbreviation was recorded in a letter dating all the way back to 1917 by …

Text Messaging

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

What would be your child’s Word of the Year?

What word do your children use more than any other? Oxford University Press is on the hunt to find the most commonly used word among Australian …

'The P-word': Girl who spoke no English wins public speaking final

Emily Kim, who is a Year 12 student at North Sydney Girls High School, claimed the national title of the Plain English Speaking Award on Monday.<p>The …

The fascinating English words which actually originated in India

As India celebrates 70 years of independence from the UK, here’s a selection of words from across India which are now commonplace in …

The Best Sites to Learn a New Word Every Day

In terms of vocabulary development, we were all little geniuses in childhood, learning hundreds of new words every year. By the time we entered first …

Vocabulary

Find out which word was added to the dictionary the year you were born

Ever wanted to know what words first came into use when you came into the world? Well, Merriam-Webster — the dictionary whose timely tweets have …

Language

The 30 Hardest-to-Pronounce Words in the English Language