Antidote vs. Anecdote Antidote: A remedy to counteract the effects of poison; something that counteracts or prevents something harmful. For example: We must find the antidote to the poison before its effects spread throughout the body. Her sense of humor is the perfect antidote to this stressful… MORE →
Graduation season is upon us. While some graduates will be asking the question, “What should I do with my life?” others will be asking something a little more straightforward: Am I an alumni, alumna, alumnae, or alumnus? While we can’t tell you what the next steps on… MORE →
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!