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6 Idioms That Came From Film And Theater
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The results reflect each state’s demographics and immigration history.
The Most Popular Words In Heavy Metal Band Names
Encyclopaedia Metallum is an online archive of heavy metal bands from around the world.
6 Words You Probably Didn't Know Came From Sports
Sports journalist and former baseball player Josh Chetwynd has compiled what appears to be an exhaustive collection in his new book The Field Guide to Sports Metaphors: A Compendium of Competitive Words and Idioms. Here are the sports-related origins of j
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From over 100 different euphemisms for death.
10 Ancient Greek Roots That Can Trip You Up in Modern Greek
Two thousands years is a long time. Even words that originated in ancient Greek can evolve considerably, even if their English counterparts retained the original definition.
21 Amusing Greek-Americanisms English Speakers Might Recognize
The Quest to Discover the World's Books Bound in Human Skin
The Mütter Museum recently discovered it owns the nation's largest collection of books bound in human leather—and now a research team is trying to track down the rest of the world’s examples.