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Researchers found something unexpected when they combined the data on all the words together.
The Ouija board has terrified countless slumber party children and served as a plot vehicle in a number of Hollywood films. Here’s where it came from.
“Doggy” for dog makes sense, as does “kitty” for cat, when you think about it. (“Kitty” is a simply corruption of the word “kitten.”) But where does “bunny” come from?
Here’s everything you need to know to fully enjoy Arnold and his sword’s triumphant return.
While the most enduring images of World War I come from the long period of trench warfare, the bloodiest phases were actually the shorter “war of movement” at the beginning and end of the conflict.
One of the subtlest and most surprising legacies of the First World War is its effect on our language.
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