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On The Record: First Usages of Words According to the Oxford English Dictionary
Previous pinner: "Lapham's Quarterly Infographic of first recorded uses of great English words." Me: It's always fun, and usually surprising, to read OED entries and see the word attributions.
How Famous Words Originated, According to the Historical Oxford English Dictionary | Brain Pickings
10 Commonly Misunderstood Words - probably a little advanced for my kiddos but it's good to push the boundaries.
Finally, a helpful guide! You don't understand how long I've wanted this. You really don't.
Snappy Words Dictionary Reference...A different way for kids to learn about words...it's all visual...Love this!
The only 9 letter word in the English language where you can remove one letter at a time and still create a word. notesandsigns.blo...
Yes, yes, yes!!!! Yes, this does make a difference, and I will continue to use the Oxford comma. So there.
100 Ways to Say "Good" - If you need or want support for your fitness goals, you need to start by supporting others. Learn how to say GOOD! #Fitness Matters
Joy Armbrester this made me think of our conversation the other day!
Write until it becomes as natural as breathing. Write until not writing makes you anxious.
Commonly Confused Adjectives -- from "Many v. Much" to "Farther v. Further"
To post in classroom: I don't think that means what you think it means...
100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!