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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

Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

By Laura EtheredgeApril 25, 2013
If you’ve told your parents once, you’ve told them a million times—and yet your dad still awkwardly "holla!"s at you, and your... More  →
Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

It's Time to Bring Back This Awesome Slang

By Melissa AlbertJuly 18, 2012
Though we were happy to kiss "What's the dillio?" and "Gettin jiggy wit it!" goodbye, a lot of non-terrible slang has been... More  →
It's Time to Bring Back This Awesome Slang

Phrases that Everyone Should Start Using Yesterday

By ContributorJuly 9, 2012
With the not-so-recent influx of text talk (YOLO, OMG, WTF, etc.) and profanity (I think you can fill in your own examples... More  →
Phrases that Everyone Should Start Using Yesterday

How to Speak Australian Slang

By Janet ManleyApril 25, 2012
Sometimes, as a native Australian, people don't understand me when I'm talking to them in the bonza ol'  U.S. of A. And... More  →
How to Speak Australian Slang

Help This Sparkler Make the Move to America!

By ContributorJuly 15, 2011
radical__rebecca is moving from Puerto Rico to the states, and she needs your advice on fitting in. All we can... More  →
Help This Sparkler Make the Move to America!