Informative Clicks


This week I want to share more of the interesting links I found on the online sites of Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary, and Dictionary.com. They’re not only places for spelling.

Merriam-Webster

Slang words that began in academia.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/origin-of-school-slang/flunk

Some of our favorite foods are actually named after real people.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/foods-named-after-real-people/cobb-salad

Oxford Dictionary

Do you portmanteau?

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/07/portmanteaus/

These words are always plural.

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/05/12-nouns-that-are-always-plurals/

Dictionary.com​

Dazzle them with science.

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/scientific-sexy-talk/?param=TcomSERP#she-blinded-me-with-science

It’s psychedelic, baby.

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/60s-words/#cool-or-squaresville

Hope you find them entertaining and useful.

Happy Writing :->

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