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What’s Up With That: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos | Science | WIRED

The reason typos get through isn't because we're stupid or careless, it's because what we're doing is actually very smart.

Source: www.wired.com

"Generalization is the hallmark of all higher-level brain functions." That's right--the reason I missed those typos was because I was using my higher-level brain functions. Yep. That's it. :)

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Words And Phrases That (Almost) Always Convert [Infographic]

As marketers, the words we write should sell. Check out these simple but powerful terms that will help you turn everyday copy into conversions and shares.

Source: hub.uberflip.com

Interesting look at how we're persuaded....

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Bluebeards and brainiacs: literary characters who enter the language

From Mrs Malaprop to Lothario to the Grinch, some characters leap out of the pages of fiction and into the dictionary. Here are some of the best.

Source: www.theguardian.com

The history of how literary characters became dictionary entries. 

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