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55 Two-Letter Combinations That Actually Count in ‘Words With Friends’

“THAT’s a word?” If you play Words With Friends and are frequently demoralized by opponents scoring very big points using very small words, this list will help you up your game. If you don’t play Words With Friends, perhaps you can work these into conversation. Aa – Noun of Hawaiian origin describing volcanic rock consisting of angular [...]

Americanisms

As an American, sometimes it’s tough to know which commonly-used words and phrases are particular to America, and sound strange in other parts of the world. There was a fascinating round-up of “Americanisms” on this BBC blog the other day, and I wanted to share a few here. Some I find surprising — what, you [...]

Haggis-Flavored Potato Chips

Great Scot International, a US importer of Scottish goods, plans to introduce Americans to haggis-flavored potato chips. Haggis, as you may recall, consists of sheep organs ground up and boiled inside a sheep’s stomach. This delicacy is available in the UK in potato chip form: Great Scot International announced this week it would have Mackie’s Haggis [...]