Terms we will all need to master before the new year is out
The Simplified Spelling Board suggested alternative 'rational' spellings but only some of those stood the test of time
Many English users around the world use the two spellings interchangeably, often depending on which version their word-processing spell-checker favours (or favors)
A kenning (the term comes from Old Norse poetry) employs figurative language to represent the object
There is a particular genre of puns that has acquired a name of its own.
Shashi Tharoor's World of Words is a weekly column in which the politician, diplomat, writer and wordsmith par excellence dissects words and language
These are words that contain all the letters of a synonym, called a joey word, within themselves