Hashtag


# Word for the Day

A long word for describing a tiny thing scintilla   It might take more than a scintilla of English vocabulary knowledge to know that scintilla means a tiny bit of something.   It comes sandwiched between the words a and of in phrases like “a scintilla of doubt” or “not a single scintilla of evidence.” If you’re uncertain of the pronunciation, remember: it rhymes with chinchilla and the c is silent,…

Hashtag


Hashtag


Hashtag


# Word for the Day

Comes from Old English and is a formal way to say “former.” erstwhile   If your dad used to play in a punk band, but is now a computer programmer, you could call him an erstwhile punk rocker. Erstwhile means “former.”    You can go to your class reunion 20 years after you graduate high school and see your…

Hashtag


Hashtag