More Fun for Authors and People in the Know


I can’t help being enticed by the online articles from Merriam-Webster, Oxford Dictionaries, and Dictionary.com when I’m checking other things—be it definitions, spelling, or synonyms. You’ll enjoy these links.

Merriam-Webster

Good morning.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/10-things-you-do-every-day-without-even-knowing-it/oscitancy

Here’s fooling you.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/putting-one-over-words-tricked-deceived/bamboozle

Oxford Dictionaries

More Acronyms.

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2014/05/21/5-words-didnt-know-acronyms/

Some idioms explained.

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2012/11/15/popular-idioms-explained/

Dictionary.com

Some words with interesting pasts.

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/offensive-words-hiding-plain-sight/?param=HP#dark-past

Interesting insults.

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/12-Insults-We-Should-Bring-Back/#you-called-me-what

Happy Writing!

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