The journal was published online by the Vocabula Communications Company. Online access was by subscription. All previous issues were accessible online. The editor-in-chief and publisher was Robert Hartwell Fiske. He was the editor of two collections of essays and poems that were previously published in The Vocabula Review: Vocabula Bound 1: Outbursts, Insights, Explanations, and Oddities and Vocabula Bound 2: Our Wresting, Writhing Tongue. Fiske also authored The Dimwit's Dictionary, a volume on over-used English words.
The magazine was first published in September 1999. From January 2005, articles also appeared in a print version, the Vocabula Bound Quarterly.
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