Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

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100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!

100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!

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Making common grammar mistakes is different than using what you've learned from your urban dictionary because that can be FUN, but if you are making these you might just look plain silly.

Making common grammar mistakes is different than using what you've learned from your urban dictionary because that can be FUN, but if you are making these you might just look plain silly.

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36 - DESCRIBING PEOPLE AND THINGS A - Picture Dictionary - English Study, explanations, free exercises, speaking, listening, grammar lessons, reading, writing, vocabulary, dictionary and teaching materials

36 - DESCRIBING PEOPLE AND THINGS A - Picture Dictionary - English Study, explanations, free exercises, speaking, listening, grammar lessons, reading, writing, vocabulary, dictionary and teaching materials

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