The Holloway or Corredoira of the Grand Canyon

Last week I took a much-needed vacation with my family to see the Red Rocks and Grand Canyon of Arizona. What stuck out to me as being the most powerful was not the expanse of rock or how red it appeared, but how water and wind had carved and molded the rock, thereby creating a massive Holloway now known as the Grand Canyon. Now, I know what you're thinking, Holloways and Corredoiras are often small trails for one to walk on, but a giant could see the Grand Canyon as its Holl

Word for February: Limerence

Limerence is a psychological attempt to understand romantic attraction. Take the definition for example: the state of being infatuated or obsessed with another person, typically experienced involuntarily and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation for one's feelings. Psychologist Dorothy Tennev coined the term in her 1979 book: Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love after several years of study in which she examined the romantic patterns of over 500 pe

What New Words will be in the Dictionary in 2016?

To be honest, these words seem to be such a common part of our vernacular I assumed that they would have already been accepted into the Oxford English Dictionary. Perhaps that is part of their selection, the writers of the OED need to see how long they actually stick around in usage before being added. Alas, this is their year, proving that our English language has become even more fluid with our faster communication via technology. Hoverboard has finally made its way into th