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We've Got All the Details About the Plot of Fantastic Beasts (& the American Word for "Muggles")

By ElodieNovember 11, 2015
It seems like we're having a lot of J.K. Rowling-related crises as of late. She giveth us the plot of Fantastic Beasts and More  →
We've Got All the Details About the Plot of <em>Fantastic Beasts</em> (& the American Word for "Muggles")

Watch College Professors Attempt to Decipher Slang Words

By Emily BrownSeptember 21, 2015
Lehigh University is doing a LOT of things right—namely, celebrating its sesquicentennial by capturing footage of its professors trying to translate... More  →
Watch College Professors Attempt to Decipher Slang Words

17 Historical Slang Words We Need to Bring Back

By Emily BrownAugust 24, 2015
In 1888, Walt Whitman wrote that slang was a "wholesome fermentation by which froth and specks are thrown up, mostly to pass... More  →
17 Historical Slang Words We Need to Bring Back

BTW Our TXT Cover is Totally Blown, TTYN

By Valerie BurnAugust 19, 2014
Super legitimate and definitely up-to-date news source the Mail Online has us totally busted. The site recently published a list of... More  →
BTW Our TXT Cover is Totally Blown, TTYN

The Best of Chelsea Dagger's 2013

By Chelsea DaggerDecember 20, 2013
"The Dagger," as she is known to her Shakespearean friends, is a force of nature at SparkLife, be it sweating onto... More  →
The Best of Chelsea Dagger's 2013

Today In Vocab News: Twerk's a Real Word Now

By Bailey_SwilleyAugust 28, 2013
Oxford has added the words “twerk” and “selfie” to its online dictionary. We’re not sure if Miley had... More  →
Today In Vocab News: Twerk's a Real Word Now

English Is Literally Disintegrating

By Valerie BurnAugust 14, 2013
There are two sides of the "literally" camp: those who misuse and overuse the word, and those who feel compelled to correct... More  →
English Is Literally Disintegrating

College Essay Asks What YOLO Means to You

By Valerie BurnJuly 17, 2013
GUYS. This is REAL. A real, actual college wants to know what #YOLO means to you. The blog Jezebel alerted us to... More  →
College Essay Asks What YOLO Means to You

Autocorrect Fails from the 1920s

By Janet ManleyMay 8, 2013
It is about time for cinemas to roll out Baz Luhrmann's newest jalopy, "The Great Gatsby," and we're goofy excited... More  →
Autocorrect Fails from the 1920s