What is it about the words "processes" and "disoriented" that flummox the most studious and confound the scholarly? We've been saying them correctly for centuries, and suddenly, in the last… Read More
deball, de-ball: v. to castrate or emasculate either literally or figuratively. de-balled (past tense).source: Michael Savage on the Savage Nation, his nightly radio talk show.I just hear… Read More
One of the most enigmatic Japanese words out there is "wa," which is generally translated as "harmony" and often used in English in sentences like, "Hey man, you're messin' with my wa." The… Read More
If you're in the market for a word-a-day/word-of-the day email list, let me recommend the two that I get. First off, nobody seems to do it better than yourdictionary.com. Sign up for the lis… Read More
So, you want to know more about these things called "words." What are they? When did they come into being? And why in the deuce are there so damned many of them? And, for the love of God, wh… Read More
It's a quest. Discovering new ones, making them up, attempting to arrange them pleasingly or artfully into things called "sentences" and "paragraphs" in order to impart meaning. They are "… Read More
Subscribe to Word Quest
Get updates delivered right to your inbox!