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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: How to Improve Your Vocabulary

 Quiz: How to Improve Your Vocabulary

Do you love learning about the English language? See if you know how to improve your vocabulary by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

US and British English Differences Quiz

 US and British English Differences Quiz

British English often differs in spelling and meaning from U.S. English. Test your knowledge of the differences with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

An Easy Way to Lose an Argument: Fallacious Fallacies Quiz

 An Easy Way to Lose an Argument: Fallacious Fallacies Quiz

It's hard to win an argument when your points are fallacious. Test your knowledge of fallacies with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

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 »