Quick and Dirty Tips
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Quick and Dirty Tips (QDT) features actionable advice from friendly, informed experts to help you live your best life at home, at work, or at play.
People have multiple theories about the origin of "putting the kibosh" on something, but one is most likely correct.
English uses more Latin abbreviations than you might think, and here are six that you should definitely know.
From chopped liver to spilled milk, we examine the origins of seven of the most popular food-related idioms.
We’re going to get a bit negative by looking at the various times you can use the word 'nor' over 'neither.'
'Capital' has many meanings, including meaning the city that is the seat of government for your state or country. 'Capitol' refers only to 'capitol' buildings.
Veterinarian Vanessa Yeager discusses the five most common dangers to your dog's health this holiday season.
As you might guess, many people spell 'just deserts' incorrectly, with two s’s in the middle. You might not guess, on the other hand, just how many people do it.
What’s the origin of the word 'coffee'? And why do we call coffee 'a cup of joe'? Let's find out.
It used to be a good thing to call someone a 'crony,' but it's usually not a word used positively today.
Will it help your cabin fever to learn the origin of that term (and others)? Read ahead to find out what they mean.
Why can't I remember where I left my car keys? Let's explore how our memory works and discuss some tips on how to improve memory.
The three branches of the U.S. federal government—executive, legislative, and judicial—keep each other in line through a system of "checks and balances." What roles do each play? And who puts the brakes on the POTUS?