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 →
We’ve all heard it before: The movie was great, but the book was so much better. No matter which version of the story you prefer, the great thing about book-to-movie adaptations is that you can enjoy the story twice: once on the page and again on the… MORE →
Colons highlight the information that comes after them. In many cases, you can quickly bypass the information that comes before a colon and simply focus on what’s written after it. For example: I have one thing to say: I love you. Colons can also be used to… MORE →
Reading is often a solitary experience. But good books can bring people together in surprising and meaningful ways. Here are three books we think would be great to read with a close friend, or someone with whom you might want to become close friends: The Anne of… 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!