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Horses have trotted and galloped all over the English language.Here's a roundup of equine lingo, just in time for National I Love Horses Day on July 15th. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
June 6th is National Yo-Yo Day. And while the toy is a fine thing to celebrate, we thought it'd be fun to take a look at the word and what is has come to mean. Continue reading...
Multiverse is a word with multiple meanings and origins, ranging from heady philosophy to spandex-clad superheroes, but the first examples of multiverse are a lot older than you would think and not where you would expect. Continue reading...
Whether your plans include spring cleaning, yard sale picking, or both — here's some terminology related to people's (and rodents') urge to collect. Continue reading...
The realm of nerdiness has been steadily expanding for years, with nerd culture taking over the world in the form of technology and pop culture. That makes this a good time to look at this insult turned compliment with a murky past and bright future. Continue reading...
These vocabulary words relate to both senses of the phrase smoke and mirrors: the magicians pulling a rabbit out of a hat and the hucksters selling a big load of baloney. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
Take a break from memorizing the first one hundred digits of pi (π) to brush up on these mathematical terms that appear frequently in other contexts, too. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Word Origins
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