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S New Word Page: Related Words. You probably noticed that last month we launched a redesigned word page, and that our new pages include an expanded Related Words section.

s New Word Page: Related Words

What do we mean by “related words”? Synonyms, hypernyms, hyponyms, words used in the same context, a reverse dictionary, and tags. But what does all of that mean? Here’s the top of the word page for tree: Click on Relate and you’ll be taken here: First up are synonyms, or words with the same or similar meaning, for instance, timber and sapling. You’ll also find hypernyms, otherwise known as superordinates, or words that are more generic or abstract than the given word. Hyponyms, or subordinates, are words that are more specific than the given word (the prefix hypo- means “under, beneath”). The Reverse Dictionary section lists words that contain the given word in their definition. We’d love your feedback as you explore our new Related Words section! The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English. Ere are the 100 most beautiful words in English.

The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English

How do we know we have the most beautiful? They were chosen by Robert Beard, who has been making dictionaries, creating word lists, and writing poetry for 40 years. For five years he wrote the Word of the Day at and since 2004 he has written up 1500 words in the series, So, What's the Good Word? Here at alphaDictionary. Below is a select list of his favorite words that he used in his poetry—or wishes he had. Dr. The words in this book will decorate your articles, essays, blogs, term papers, memos, love letters-even conversations with those we love.

What is Experimental Literature? {Five Questions: Dennis Cooper} According to his official bio, Dennis Cooper was born, he grew up, he wrote, he attended, he transferred, he was expelled, he met, he attended, he then attended, he studied, he founded, he lived, he moved, he began.

What is Experimental Literature? {Five Questions: Dennis Cooper}

And now he currently spends his time between Los Angeles and Paris. Harper Perennial will release his newest novel The Marbled Swarm in November 2011, and next month they will be republishing Horror Hospital Unplugged: his 1997 graphic novel collaboration with artist Keith Mayerson. He blogs at Question #1 – The Body In the first volume of “Five Questions,” when asked to describe experimental writing, Bhanu Kapil redirected my question to the body: “Or: What are the somatics of an emigrant line?” Well, since experimental writing gives an author broader and wilder access to his or her imagination, the prose should ideally have greater contact with the writer’s overall needs or priorities or dictates.

Question #2 — Politics. Save The Words. British, Canadian and American Spelling. Sharing research and ideas on Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and ELT (English Language Teaching) Differences between British, Canadian and American Spelling by Karen Bond This list is very much a work-in-progress.

British, Canadian and American Spelling

If you find any inaccuracies, or can think of any words or spellings that I have omitted, please email me at teacherkarenb @ If you are looking for a specific word in Canadian or American English, please go to Edit, then Find. Canadian English generally follows British spelling, but often the American alternative is possible too. Australian English also generally follows the British tradition. Please feel free to email me at teacherkarenb @ with any comments or queries.