Saturday, August 27, 2005
A Heads Up for Logophiles (or Vocabulary Builders)
If your thing is improving your vocabulary or you're just a lover of words, check out Wordsmith.org. Since 1994, this website has grown to a readership of more than a 600,000 worldwide. Its A.WordA.Day is a daily message containing a challenging word, its etymology, and pronunciation, as well as an instance of its use in the world of literature. As a bonus, each entry ends with a quotable aphorism. You can subscribe to have the daily word e-mailed to you. The link is www.wordsmith.org.