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On Twitter, Nazi Party becomes Grammar-Nazi Party

America's Nazi Party tweets that disciplined grammar is part of supporting the cause. Except that its own grammar isn't always so perfect.

By June 3, 2014

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Stephen Colbert interviews Smaug from 'The Hobbit'

Colbert's latest guest hails all the way from Middle-earth. Watch the dreaded dragon riff on other dragons, presidents and Hollywood liberalism.

By December 12, 2014

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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By June 5, 2013

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Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014

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Najahak! New Game of Thrones app teaches you to speak Dothraki

The comprehensive new iOS app teaches you to pronounce and converse in the fictional language, spoken by the nomadic Dothraki people.

By October 14, 2014

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Grammar police: Vibrating pen warns of handwriting mistakes

A specialized pen under development is designed to catch writing mistakes and vibrate as a warning. Could it revive the dying art of handwriting?

By February 5, 2013

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The new keyboards you'll love for iOS 8

Now that you can swap out the default keyboard on your iPhone and iPad, check out these awesome alternatives.

By September 17, 2014

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Apps that claim to exercise your brain are all the rage, but which is best?

By July 8, 2014