Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Cerebrate: It sounds so much like celebrate that it’s often misheard and also rarely used. In fact, cerebrate means to use the mind or to think – because when you’re thinking, you’re using that part of your brain called the cerebrum.

Monday, April 14, 2014


Traduce: Because it sounds so close to introduce – especially in pronunciation – it’s easy to think that this is a harmless word. In fact, to traduce someone is to speak ill of them or tell lies about them to damage their reputation – a far worse thing than just introducing them.