How many words do you know?

How many words do you know? There’s a fascinating web project which hopes to find out not only how many words you know, but how many words everyone else knows as well. Since it began it’s measured over 2 million people and the results have just been...

Abbreviations in English Writing

An abbreviation (from the Latin, brevis, meaning short.) is a shortened form of a word or phrase used almost exclusively in print. For example: LOL = laugh out loud mins = minutes abbrv = abbreviation As you can see, abbreviations are often either the full word...