• The 4-Letter Word You Should Remove from Your Vocabulary Right Now

    I’ve heard it all before, and so have you. You may even have uttered something similar to the excuses I’m about to offer you as examples. “I could have gotten a better grade if I’d spent a little more time on it.” “I wish I had more time to read.” “The professor (or boss) expects too much from us. How will we get it all done?” “I wish I could finish that house project.” “I keep saying I’m going to organize my closets and give clothing and items that I no longer wear or use to a non-profit.” “I wish I could write a novel.” You get the gist. We…

  • Don’t Hornswoggle Me

    * * * * * “Mommy, did you know you can delete the Dictionary.com app from your phone?” “Why would I want to do that?” “Do you WANT the Dictionary.com app on your phone?” “Yes, I do. I like it.” “Why??????????” * * * I’m a word geek. I like to learn new words, understand their meanings, and put them to use. Honestly, I’m not hornswoggling you. I like that every afternoon, I hear my alert sound that I have just received Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day. I like to challenge myself to see if I know the word, or at the very least, can attempt to figure it out.…