What’s happening at Wordnik: Dating Advice, word nerdy gifts, PubWest 2017


Welcome to the latest roundup of what’s happening at Wordnik.

Dating Advice: Use your words

Thank you to Dating Advice for featuring Wordnik in their piece, “From First Message to First Date: Explore Wordnik’s Online Dictionary to Communicate What’s In Your Heart.” We certainly agree that words matter, and that using or spelling them incorrectly can be a real turnoff.

The word nerdiest gifts

You still have a little time to get the word nerd in your life the perfect gift. Check out this gift guide from our fearless leader Erin McKean at 20×200. The guide includes lovely prints; awesome books, such as Green’s Dictionary of Slang by Jonathan Green and The Word Detective by John Simpson; and fun games.

Want even more word game ideas? Head on over to the latest issue of Logodaedaly, our word games newsletter, for 10 giftyworthy word games.

Finally, don’t forget: also available are Wordnik T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and adorable onesies as well as word adoptions. You can adopt a word in someone’s name. Plus your donation is tax deductible (where permitted by law).

Upcoming: PubWest 2017

If you’re in the Portland, Oregon area or just want an excuse to go, head on over to the PubWest 2017 publishing conference. Wordnik founder Erin McKean will be giving one of the keynotes. Register by January 5 to get the early bird discount.

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