Word of the Day: 3/21/16 – 3/25/16

Good morning! It’s  day two of spring, and here in Maine we are experiencing a white-out snowstorm. Ah, weather. For those of you not on the eastern seaboard or in the U.S., I hope you’re enjoying a more pleasant-weather Monday. Like this irregular weather, this week Wordsmith has chosen five words with irregular plurals, with…

Word of the Day: 3/14/16 – 3/18/16

Good morning! I hope Daylight Saving Time hasn’t worn you out and instead has given you more energy, like it somehow has given me. This week, or rather, today, is special because 22 years ago on March 14th, Wordsmith became a way to play with words, discover their origins, and share them with fellow logophiles. So…

Word of the Day: 3/7/16 – 3/11/16

Good morning! It’s so nice to start the week after having such a wonderful weekend – it throws a little extra life into the new day. Speaking of new life; you know the feeling of seeing a teacher, a doctor, maybe even your boss, outside of the environment in which you’re used to seeing them?…

Word of the Day: 2/29/16 – 3/4/16

Happy Leap Day! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, taking one more day for a vacation, or simply basking in this February extension by relaxing on the couch with a book, I hope you enjoy this week’s words, which also kick off March for us. Here is what you can expect: “If you’ve ever felt exhausted…

Word of the Day: 2/22/16 – 2/26/16

Happy Monday! It’s the last full week of February, and I am feeling recharged, revitalized, and ready for the busy week ahead. I hope you are also prepared to take on the rest of the month, and to help keep the week fresh and full of life, here are five words, chosen at random, to…

Word of the Day: 2/15/16 – 2/19/16

Good morning! I had another solid three day weekend, and while I’ve begun to feel a bit under the weather I’m ready for the week. Here is an explanation for this week’s words: “If to err is human, human languages have ample proof of it. What we consider correct spelling or proper pronunciation or official meaning…