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Etiquette and Languages observes how people relate to each other through behaviors and speech. Find information on topics like tipping, sign language, good manners and slang.


Quiz: Completely Acceptable Words People Think Are Wrong

 Quiz: Completely Acceptable Words People Think Are Wrong

Sometimes we get a little uptight about language. Find out which words people think are wrong but are really acceptable in this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Mnemonics Neatly Eliminate Man’s Only Nemesis — Insufficient Cerebral Storage: Mnemonics Quiz

 Mnemonics Neatly Eliminate Man’s Only Nemesis — Insufficient Cerebral Storage: Mnemonics Quiz

Mnemonics can help you remember a bunch of different things. Test your knowledge of these helpful tools with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Backronym Quiz

 The Backronym Quiz

A backronym is, well, a backwards acronym. See how much you know about backronyms by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Longest Words in English Quiz

 Longest Words in English Quiz

These words will curl your corneas and tie up your tongue. Test your word power with our quiz on the longest words in English. See more »

Fill In the Idiom Quiz

 Fill In the Idiom Quiz

Idioms are phrases or sentences with figurative meanings. Test your knowledge by filling in the idioms in this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate 1920s Slang Quiz

 The Ultimate 1920s Slang Quiz

Hiya, Bazooka dee! What's the blow? Quiz yourself on the 'ducky' slang words of the 1920s at HowStuffworks. See more »

All's Fair in Love and Aphorisms Quiz

 All's Fair in Love and Aphorisms Quiz

Aphorisms are succinct, pithy observations, that despite their cliché, do contain general truths. Quiz yourself on these phrases at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Laundromat Etiquette Quiz

 The Laundromat Etiquette Quiz

A little pre-planning can make a big difference on laundry day. Quiz yourself on laundromat etiquette at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From NATO to Laser: The Acronym Quiz

 From NATO to Laser: The Acronym Quiz

Acronyms are words formed from the first letters of other words. Test your knowledge of some common acronyms by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Name That Part of Speech Quiz

 Name That Part of Speech Quiz

If grammar is your strong suit, then this quiz is perfect for you. Test your skills by naming the parts of speech in this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »