Dear Auntie Sparknotes,I'm a senior in high school. When I was first starting high school, I promised myself that I wouldn't drink in high school. So far, so good! However, I'm starting to get my college acceptance letters, and I feel as if it's time... More →
Sparkler rebel_of_nowhere says she's never been a fan of New Year's, and this is her list of all the things that drive her nuts about it! —SparkNotes editors
Things I dislike about New Year's:
1. The post-New Year's exhaustion of the next morning.
2. Cleaning up... More →
We've been counting down the Top 100 SparkLife Posts of the year, and now that midnight is just a few hours away, we're ready to unveil the top ten!
Post rankings are based on comments, page views, and LOLs. In the event of ties, we force... More →
Every year, millions of fat Americans resolve to lose weight. This year, they are chanting "Thin again in 2010." This is just one example of the resolutions people make every year and then never keep. At the end of the year, most people weigh the... More →
When you hear the words "and now a word from our sponsors," do you run screaming from the room shouting "why, Eywa, why?" When the announcer says "more after this commercial break," do you challenge him to a duel? When you're... More →
In an effort to purge ourselves of all negativity before we ring in 2010, we’ve come up with 22 things we really can’t stand. We want to know if you feel the same way, too. Do you cringe when...
1. You stay up late, and then... More →
Our countdown of the Top 100 SparkLife Posts of 2009 continues with posts 50-11.
Stay tuned; the top 10 posts of the year are coming later today!
Have you been missing our countdown?! *GASPS* Oh em jeepers. Well, you can click these links to see posts More →
We think Sparkler ReannaTheElf is the most clever elf there ever was! (Seriously, she could teach a college-level course on getting rid of annoying people.) —SparkNotes editors
School is out, holiday break is underway, and you're probably losing your mind from having two weeks... More →
We asked Sparkler Tanya_v for her tips on making noise at midnight. Now if you'll excuse us, we're off round up some safety pins! —SparkNotes editors
It’s New Year’s, and your house is filled with relatives, friends, casual acquaintances, and everyone else your parents... More →
Every year, the friendly lexicographers at Merriam-Webster add a bunch of new words to their dictionary. Sometimes a few of the new words are actually old words that for some reason were never formally included in the big book. Others are true neologisms, fresh... More →