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What Is the Longest Word in English?

What is the longest word? For many of us English speakers, we learned in school that it was antidisestablishmentarianism. At 28 letters, the word, which is used to describe a 19th-century British political movement, is […]

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A Short History of Dad Jokes

“Hi hungry, I’m dad.” If you’ve ever heard this phrase leave your father’s mouth, you have probably lamented the existence of dad jokes. It feels like a timeless childhood experience. But the term “dad joke” […]

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For Pete’s Sake – Who Is Pete?

English can be a notoriously tough language to learn. There are many reasons for this, from confusing contradictions to strange exceptions to rules. And if learning proper English wasn’t hard enough, you also have to […]