Entertainment


# Word for the Day

To hug and kiss… canoodle   To canoodle is to embrace and fondle. Romantic couples canoodle.   When people are getting a little physical romantically, they’re canoodling. This somewhat silly-sounding word applies to somewhat innocent physical affection. For some reason, this word is used frequently by celebrity reporters who love to write about who a hunky actor or…

Entertainment


Entertainment


# Word for the Day

Something that is rundown, neglected, or in deplorable condition. derelict   If something has been abandoned, you can call it derelict. Even if a person has abandoned his responsibilities, you can say that he is derelict in his duties. But don’t call a lost child derelict — unless, of course, he has neglected his chores.   As an adjective, derelict describes something…

Entertainment


Entertainment


# Word for the Day

 An old car that isn’t working very well… jalopy   A jalopy is an old car that isn’t working very well. You’d never call a new, smooth-running car a jalopy.   There are a lot of insulting words in English, mostly for people. This insult is for a car: a jalopy is a rundown, beat-up, falling apart car…