Author Archives: Sarah Burns

50 Commonly Misspelled Words in English

We all make spelling mistakes from time to time -- in fact, "misspelled" is itself often misspelled as “mispelled.” It’s easy to get many words wrong, particularly homophones. These are ...
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38 Most Famous Bunnies of All Time

In fiction, rabbits are often portrayed as playful, cunning tricksters -- think Bugs Bunny. Because of Easter, which falls on April 21, bunny rabbits are already everywhere -- in stores, ...
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50 Famous Women Who Were Once Girl Scouts

“Be prepared” is the Girl Scouts motto, and scouting has been credited with helping to prepare generations of girls for success in later life. Up to this year, girls joined ...
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20 Dogs That Stay Puppies the Longest

Americans love dogs, there’s no doubt about that. It’s estimated that the dog population in the United States is almost 80 million, and that 44% of households have a dog. ...
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32 Amazing Women Inventors

Women have made great strides in many fields that previously -- and to some degree still -- were considered the domain of men, such as law and medicine. But in ...
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40 Most Popular Female Wrestlers

While the world of professional wrestling has just started to embrace its female contingent -- the WWE introduced two of its three active women’s championships in the last five years, ...
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17 American Names Popular For the First Time

Names fall in and out of favor over time. Old ones are revived and new ones are created, and suddenly every kindergarten seems to have a Demi or a Dax. ...
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25 Names That Are Going Extinct

What’s in a name? William Shakespeare posed that question more than 400 years ago and it’s still pertinent today. Names go in and out of style, and it’s not always ...
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Old-Fashioned Names Making a Comeback

Names wax and wane in popularity and it isn’t always obvious why. Sometimes they suffer from negative associations with unpopular people or unfortunate events. Sometimes they get a boost from ...
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Most Popular Tiny Dog Breeds

While the American motto is often “go big or go home,” this mindset doesn’t apply to everything in life. Take smaller dogs, for example. The French bulldog and beagle are ...
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Most Popular Giant Dog Breeds

It’s often said that Americans like things big. The same goes for dogs. The top three most popular dogs in the United states are giant dogs — the Labrador retriever, ...
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America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are incredibly popular, there’s no doubt about that. According to a recent survey, 60 million American households have a total of almost 90 million dogs as pets. There ...
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America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are incredibly popular, there’s no doubt about that. According to a recent survey, 60 million American households have a total of almost 90 million dogs as pets. There ...
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Most Popular Flowers in Every State

Winter is over, according to the calendar, but not according to weather reports. The central and eastern regions of the United States have had a series of snowstorms and even ...
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The Official Pets and Animals of Every State

America is a continent-sized country of extraordinary natural diversity. While the bald eagle is the national bird and the North American bison the national mammal, each state has chosen ...
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