Posts Tagged ‘dictionary’

Word Up! Dictionary Fun for Kids

Lingo loves to create fun with words from the dictionary. A new feature here on the blog will showcase words that can have multiple meanings, be a noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, or all of the above to make each one unique and educational in its very own way. Today’s word is “up”.  Here’s more about this well-worn word:…

And the word of the year is…

English is an amazing language. It has more words than any other language – estimated at over 1,000,000. One of the reasons why English has so many words is because we continue adding new ones to our vocabulary. This idea is clearly reflected in Oxford American Dictionaries choice for the 2012 Word of the Year which is GIF. According to…