The origins of the phrase (indirectly) involve smelly cabbage, Donald Duck, and several Canadian journalists.
As is often the case when you look back into history, there’s more than one possible answer. But one of the leading contenders has a fairly predictable culprit: the Puritans.
Prepared horseradish and horseradish sauce aren’t the same thing.
Technically, it’s not. Connecticut’s “official nickname” is the “Constitution State.”
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What is an Irish goodbye—and why is it called that?
Your dog’s instinct to furiously dig at their bed before falling asleep would make a lot more sense in the wild.
Some communities have ordinances banning teens from knocking on doors. But are they justified?
Cats and “Pspsps” go together like toddlers and the crinkling wrapper of a candy bar that you were trying to eat in secret. What gives?
The words ‘fall’ and ‘autumn’ appeared around the same time in Great Britain, but only one of the seasonal names is still used there today.
The idea that garlic repels vampire has been linked to some serious health problems.
To block microwave radiation, all you need is a simple screen.
Russian dressing and Thousand Island dressing are two creamy sauces that are often confused for one another. So what’s the story?