Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Here’s what every emoticon really means

What exactly all the different emojis actually mean. The emoji chart!

Oxford Picture Dictionary for ELLs!

Oxford Picture Dictionary for ELLs!

Beautiful English Words...what better place for beautiful words than my board exalting my love for the written word.

Beautiful English Words

Funny pictures about Beautiful English Words. Oh, and cool pics about Beautiful English Words. Also, Beautiful English Words photos.

What is an Entrepreneur?      An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. – Oxford Dictionary Definition

What is an Entrepreneur? An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.

Oxford Art Online contains the full text to the landmark art reference source, The Dictionary of Art. It's highlighted here since it's a great source to use to familiarize yourself with discipline specific terms, dates, and facts.

Oxford Art Online contains the full text to the landmark art reference source, The Dictionary of Art. It's highlighted here since it's a great source to use to familiarize yourself with discipline specific terms, dates, and facts.

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Oxford English Dictionary in Purple Croc

Oxford English Dictionary in Purple Croc

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// Although this word has not yet been listed in Merriam-Webster and Oxford English Dictionary but it has been used by many writers to describe someone/ something that desires change or alterations.  This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new.  @ravivora

//nO-va-'tUr-E-ent// This word has its Latin roots from the words nova which means new and turire which means the desire to/for. Literally meaning the desire for something new.

Definitions, Synonyms & Antonyms of assuage – Word of the Day

Definitions, Synonyms & Antonyms of assuage – Word of the Day

Definitions, Synonyms & Antonyms of pejorative – Word of the Day

Definitions, Synonyms & Antonyms of pejorative – Word of the Day

Oxford English Dictionary gives you your birthday word! Santa Fe College students, faculty, and staff can access the OED through eSantaFe or eStaff.

Oxford English Dictionary gives you your birthday word! Santa Fe College students, faculty, and staff can access the OED through eSantaFe or eStaff.

la faculté: FREE Download : Oxford English Dictionary With Pronunciation [PDF + CDs]

la faculté: FREE Download : Oxford English Dictionary With Pronunciation [PDF + CDs]

15 things you didn't know about Star Trek  #StarTrek

Collection of interesting infographics about TV and movies. Click the pictures to enlarge. Collection of interesting infographics about TV and movies. Click the pictures to enlarge.

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