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It was relevant in most conversations in the past year.
While it does not always seem the case, justice seems to have prevailed—at least as word of the year, as recognized by Merriam-Webster.After a year of news cycles ridden with government hearings and investigations, especially in the U.S., the American publishing company ...
Words that are all about the best of the best.
Luxury, like everything else, is measurable. On the spectrum of luxurious lifestyle products, there are certain practices, titles, and services that separate the ordinary from the exceptional.Here are a few terms that the most discerning look for.Many tourists go to Japan in ...
The celebrity chef and television host has died. He was 61-years-old.
Celebrity chef, cookbook author, and television host Anthony Bourdain was as much a wordsmith as he was a culinary explorer, and the fact that his wittiest remarks were often about living life to fullest makes his death at 61-years-old all the sadder.Below, ...
The royal family basically has their own language.
If you're planning to become royalty one day—and thankfully we know that can happen now (thank you Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle)—you'll need to know everything about their lingo. And we wouldn't be the first to tell you that there's a lot to ...
Sound smarter and more credible by decluttering your sentences.
1. IrregardlessAs we’ve written before, “irregardless” is often incorrect—it’s “regardless.” The word has been in use since the early 1900s. It wasn’t initially in the dictionary but after its widespread misuse, it was added. While it might now be considered a word, ...
Just because you enjoy drinking wine doesn't mean you need to start pointing out the sunberries you smell (because you don't, since they don't exist).
Here's a truth universally acknowledged by everyone loves wine: Nobody loves a wine know-it-all. Keep your jargon to yourself and put all those weekend wine courses to good use ordering us the best bottle on the list.Here's how to talk about wine ...
Will it be added to the English dictionary soon?
Although the Filipino language owes its origins to various other languages and has adopted countless words from the country’s past colonizers, there are some words that remain unique to those who speak the language. These are the incomparable Filipino words that, when ...
You definitely won't hear the Duchess say "living room."
Living like royalty is no easy task. Besides courtesies and fancy hats, the upper echelons of British society adopt a very specific vocabulary—a secret code, if you will. A slip of the tongue can instantly reveal some not-so-noble origins, according to Kate ...