Add a new word into your vocabulary today!

I know, I know. Blah blah. You’re tired of hearing people tell you things like that, “because it’ll be good for your SATs” or “because you need to find a different word rather than duh”. However, think of all the awesome, amazing, fabulous, stupendiferous and unique words out there that you could be using. For example:

tapsalteerie

WOW! Sure you could say “Topsy-turvy”, which is what it means, but why would you when you could say tapsalteerie?

While reading an article “The Last Word” by ErinMcKean in the magazine School Library Journal, I learned a bunch of fabulous ways to get creative with words, learn how to pronounce words (thank goodness!) and learn the Etymology (study of the history) of a word. Fun and fab!

Check out the website Wordnik. Its:

very
above ·  added ·  anxiety ·  at ·  both ·  dog ·  entire ·  estate ·  extraordinary ·  gold ·  good ·  image ·  most ·  mountain ·  nose ·  only ·  origin ·  parties ·  poor ·  presence ·  qualities ·  relief ·  school ·  show ·  slave ·  so ·  space ·  still ·  taken ·  too ·  whole ·  worth
awesome
amaze ·  fabulous ·  incredible ·  marvelous ·  spectacular ·  terrify ·  unique ·  weird
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About kitkat

I'm a teen services librarian in Chili (pronounced Chai-Lie) New York with a passion for engaging teens in the love of reading, libraries and having fun!
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