Inspired by current events, I explain the meaning of "contemporaneous notes".
Do you know what a polymath is? The Word Nerd explains. (And guess what? It's not really about math!)
Can hydrangea, the beautiful flower, and Hydra, the awful monster, come from the same Greek root? The Word Nerd's kid wanted to know...
Jodi Picoult taught me a new word! She's also sparked many good questions in her latest novel Small Great Things.