Some seemingly innocuous terms in the English language have racist or otherwise problematic histories.
I had to take a hard look at how a child of mine could have uttered those words in the first place.
The reason doesn’t actually involve dogs and cats.
The "Late Show" host hits the president with a reminder of some of his most infamous spelling mistakes.
“Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t make me better at Scrabble, but it does make me proud.”
Non-native English speakers share what stumps them ... and makes them laugh.
"Pocketbook! How on earth is a handbag called that? It’s not a book, nor does it fit into a pocket.”
Meet the most mysterious letter in the English language.
And why 'oz' is shorthand for 'ounce.'
How the hell did I learn to read and write this godforsaken language, anyway?