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Scientists Say These Words Are The Funniest

Scientists Say These Words Are The Funniest

You surely remember a time you said a word to yourself and started laughing. Something about the syllables bouncing around your mouth just didn’t make sense. Maybe the word was “booby” or “piss” or “dingus” or “moist”. Maybe it was the name “Brumbpo Tungus” or “Scrimmy Bingus”. Well thankfully, now…

15 Common English Words That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Still Trademarked

15 Common English Words That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Still Trademarked

The English language is a voracious eater, consuming words and digesting them into whole new things. Sometimes words that used to be trademarked by companies pass into generic use — like escalator, thermos, and aspirin. And sometimes words live in limbo: still trademarked, but used all the time as generic…