Posts Tagged: Merriam-Webster

FUNNY WOMEN: Other Contenders for 2017’s Word of the Year

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Fückit: When you’ve had enough, more than enough, but somehow enough is never enough, and I put wine in my cereal now.

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The Buzz on Spelling Bees

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For Merriam-Webster’s website, Peter Sokolowski details the history of spelling bees and the etymology of the term itself: This kind of spelling duel was carried over to America, and Benjamin Franklin himself recommended the practice in 1750, with the addition of a prize given to the victor: “a pretty neat Book of some Kind useful […]

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