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2013-11-25 23:03:41

eReflect has recently published its own analysis of recent changes to the English language. As the software developer points out, many symbols and punctuation marks have increasingly become spoken words. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In an Ultimate Vocabulary blog post, eReflect offered its own analysis of recent changes to the English language, along with a discussion of how the English language is continually evolving and adapting to changes in the world of English...

2013-11-16 23:00:42

eReflect offers a look at words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee to its blog readers and encourages people of all ages to join in their local spelling bees. The list of words includes some that knocked out contestants in the Scripps competition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The e-learning company eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling software, recently shared with its readers words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee. The blog post, published...

2013-10-07 23:23:41

New Partnership Will Allow Saybrook to Focus On Students Chicago and San Francisco (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Chicago-based TCS Education System (TCS Ed), an entrepreneurial, nonprofit higher education system, and San Francisco-based Saybrook University are pleased to announce approval by their respective Board of Trustees to form a partnership. Driven by a social change mission that unifies its entities and distinguishes TCS Ed from any other educational system today, the addition of...

2013-10-02 23:02:43

In view of new words like selfie and phablet making it into prestigious dictionaries and fully regarded as part of the English language, eReflect decided to use its latest Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog post to take readers down memory lane, paying tribute to outstanding but forgotten words. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 eReflect celebrates older words that are no longer in use in its latest blog post at the Ultimate Vocabulary™ website. English is one of the most variegated...

2013-09-30 23:21:37

eReflect confirms in its latest Ultimate Vocabulary™ blog post that pop culture has more and more influence on the new word lists added in the official online Oxford dictionary. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Whether taking a selfie or starting a digital detox one thing is evident to many people: the Internet and technology are the two primary sources of new words recently added to the online Oxford Dictionary. According to eReflect’s latest blog post, this predominance of...

2013-09-22 23:03:10

On Saturday, October 19th La Isla Magazine will host the 2nd Annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival at the Shelter Cove Community Park at 39 Shelter Cove Ln. Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 presented by Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital. (PRWEB) September 22, 2013 At the event, the winners of the Miss and Mister La Isla Magazine will be crowned. The first phase of the contest finished September 13th on La Isla Magazine's Facebook page. We have three females and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'