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Words That Start With W: Your Scrabble Cheat Sheet

When you’re worrying over a game of Words with Friends or Scrabble, win more often by wrapping your head around the letter W.

What Does Pennies From Heaven Mean?

Pennies from heaven: The expression sure sounds poetic, doesn’t it? But do you know what the phrase means?

Emigrate vs. immigrate?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • May 30, 2020
  • grammar

The verbs emigrate and immigrate have opposite meanings. To emigrate is to leave one's country permanently.

What Does PS Mean?

Many common words and expressions in modern American English are actually borrowed from Latin terms and phrases.

Was vs were?

  • mmAlanna Madden
  • May 28, 2020
  • grammar

Was and were are past-tense forms of the verb ‘to be.’ Use ‘was’ for the first and third-person singular tenses (I, he, she, or it).

What Does Riled Up Mean?

Have you ever heard someone described as being “riled up” and wondered what it meant?

How Many Words Are in Harry Potter?

By the time J. K. Rowling finished promoting the eighth book of the Harry Potter series, she'd accomplished a huge task.

Past Perfect Tense: How Does It Work?

In the English language, we use a specific verb tense to indicate that an action happened in the past—either before something else or at a particular time.

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

Pretend you're a hiring manager, flipping through a stack of resumes and cover letters.