r/whatstheword

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r/tipofmytongue
801k  subs
Can't remember the name of that movie you saw when you were a kid? Or the name of that video game you had for Game Gear? This is the place to get help. Read the rules and suggestions at the top right of this subreddit for tips on how to get the most out of TOMT.
https://reddit.com/r/tipofmytongue/
r/findareddit
324k  subs
Having trouble finding the subreddit or community you need? Post what you're looking for here and someone can suggest a community for you!
https://reddit.com/r/findareddit/
r/writing
808k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
r/answers
173k  subs
Reference questions answered here.
https://reddit.com/r/answers/
r/linguistics
161k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/ifyoulikeblank
148k  subs
A subreddit for people who are in search of new, relevant media - whether it be music, TV shows, movies, or anything else.
https://reddit.com/r/ifyoulikeblank/
r/grammar
40k  subs
A subreddit for questions and discussions about grammar, language, style, conventions[,] and punctuation.
https://reddit.com/r/grammar/
r/AskHistorians
988k  subs
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
r/IWantToLearn
456k  subs
Have you ever wanted to learn a martial art, or to play the guitar, or how to program a computer? Have you had difficulty figuring out where to start, what path to take or just wanted some advice to get you to the next level? Well, that's what /r/IWantToLearn is all about! Tell our community what you want to learn, and let those who came before you help guide you towards success!
https://reddit.com/r/IWantToLearn/
r/words
11k  subs
For logophiles, whether you tend toward pleonasm or perspicacious thrift. Any language is acceptable. Suggested topics are new words, expressions, neologisms, neoterisms, sniglets, odd usages, reanimated words, words you never knew existed, words you wish existed, or even words you would like expurgated from the space-time continuum.
https://reddit.com/r/words/
r/casualiama
174k  subs
The casual version of /r/IAmA. Anyone's welcome to host or participate in an AMA. Topics may involve anything from ordinary to extraordinary subject matter. The environment is relaxed, we just ask that you have fun!
https://reddit.com/r/casualiama/
r/changemyview
770k  subs
A place to post an opinion you accept may be flawed, in an effort to understand other perspectives on the issue. Enter with a mindset for conversation, not debate.
https://reddit.com/r/changemyview/
r/askscience
18m  subs
Ask a science question, get a science answer.
https://reddit.com/r/askscience/
r/logophilia
36k  subs
Logophilia is a prime subreddit for novel words and the lovers of words.
https://reddit.com/r/logophilia/
This is exactly what it sounds like. In need of a good read? Let us know what you want and we guarantee you'll find a great book, or your money back.
https://reddit.com/r/booksuggestions/
r/TrueReddit
438k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/etymology
98k  subs
Discuss the origins of words and phrases, in English or any other language.
https://reddit.com/r/etymology/
Reddit's new look is shit. Revert back to classic.
https://reddit.com/r/shittyaskscience/
This is a subreddit based around sharing awesome, usually minimal and single-purpose websites and webtools. Also, note to self: If this subreddit gets huge, awesome, if it does not, I will simply use it to back up my bookmarks! << top kek Sure, I'm dissapointed you guys removed my post, I was keen to hear what people on the Internet thought of it. But it mainly saddens me to see beauty constrained by such tyranny
https://reddit.com/r/InternetIsBeautiful/
r/HelpMeFind
81k  subs
Do you miss something that seems to have been wiped from existence, like a game or an old candy? Does it seem impossible for search engines to help even with the correct name? Describe it here as much as possible, and hopefully someone can help you out!
https://reddit.com/r/HelpMeFind/
r/CrazyIdeas
468k  subs
Is your idea too crazy to work? So crazy it might work? Perfect.
https://reddit.com/r/CrazyIdeas/
**Explain Like I'm Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations.**   Don't Panic!
https://reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/
r/suggestmeabook
507k  subs
Need an idea what to read next? Tell us what you've enjoyed in the past, or what you're looking for, and let the community suggest a book (or books) for you to read!
https://reddit.com/r/suggestmeabook/
r/AskWomen
963k  subs
AskWomen: A subreddit dedicated to asking women questions about their thoughts, lives, and experiences; providing a place where all women can comfortably and candidly share their responses in a non-judgmental space. As part of our commitment to that mission, the AskWomen subreddit is curated to promote respectful and on-topic discussions, and not serve as a debate subreddit.
https://reddit.com/r/AskWomen/
r/books
17m  subs
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.
https://reddit.com/r/books/
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.
https://reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/
This is a subreddit for anybody interested in the pursuit of languages. All are welcome, whether beginner or polyglot.
https://reddit.com/r/languagelearning/
r/cringepics
1m  subs
An offshoot of /r/cringe, for those images that depict an awkward or embarrassing situation.
https://reddit.com/r/cringepics/