Only two things make everyone tear up: the end of Old Yeller and chopping onions. There’s no cure for the dog movie, but we kitchen-tested 4 tricks for beating onions.... READ ON
The word pleonasm describes phrases that use more words than necessary to get across a point. Sometimes a pleonasm is used for effect. Other times it's just redundant. Here are some examples people use all the time. Add your own in the... READ ON
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Everyone knows Paul Bunyan: a man of extraordinary stature who traveled the country with an ox of extraordinary color.
Everyone also knows that this folkloric hero is blatantly imaginary. Bunyan is so entrenched in American culture that there are dozens of towns claiming to be his birthplace—an undeniable grab at roadside tourism fame and fortune. While they may not be the homes of giant woodsmen, these towns frequently have real marvels.
Town #1: Oscoda,... READ ON
The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.