language

Way Overused

Every generation has their own slang, words that only they understand, leaving their elders baffled. And every generation has a small number of words that are way overused. ‘Way’ is one of them, as is ‘cool’, ‘hip’ and ‘rad’. But… Read More ›

Swapwords

A swapword is a compound word where the first and last parts can be swapped to make a new word. Both words must be whole or hyphenated, not phrases. There are surprisingly few. takeover ~ overtake offset ~ set-off gunshot… Read More ›