There aren’t many things more delightful to word nerds than the effervescence of a fun word rolling off the tongue. Furthermore, word lovers often have a few favorite words that are particularly affecting. For this year’s spelling bee, Scripps asked all those spelling geniuses which words they… MORE →
Have you ever wondered what kind of spelling personality you have? The Scripps National Spelling Bee starts on May 24th and in celebration we’ve set up this quiz to help you know what spelling personality you have! Take the quiz to find out if you are a die-hard orthographic junkie or a non-conforming spelling individualist!
There are few things that unite people as much as a shared passion. Today, in honor of “Bike to Work” Day, we want to combine two loves — cycling and reading. We found a mix of fiction and nonfiction texts that will not only inspire your bicycle experiences but will also give you perspective on how cycling has been perceived throughout history.
Most of our reading and writing is being done in the context of social media and email. It may not seem like a surprise that once commonly used words and phrases are being used with lower frequency. This effect is compounded by the fact that communication is… MORE →