Behind the scenes: Fantasia For Real

VH1 has announced the premiere of the eight-episode, 30-minute docuseries Fantasia For Real, beginning January 11, 2010, at 10PM. Co-executive ... See the Rest

Word of Wonder

Every year, you'll remember, a panel of editors at the New Oxford American Dictionary chooses a Word of the Year, a word that's been coined and used ... See the Rest

Talking Trash

A 'mucilage' is a big loogie hacked up from the depths of the oceans. A giant yuk for mankind. via Nat Geo ... See the Rest

Words of Wonder

A few new words in play these days, as found in Cramer-Krasselt's Cultural Dictionary. (via LAT; t/y Ed) • Precycling (v.): Purchasing products ... See the Rest

Talking trash

Did you know that professional garbage men call maggots Disco Rice? And that the stuff we throw out that's perfectly good they call Mongo? Oh, and top ... See the Rest


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When Words Collide

Stephen's post about the impending collision of our galaxy with another - Milkomeda - made me think of three new words I came across lately. ... See the Rest