Historical Word Trivia


Europeans who ventured into the South Seas during early voyages of exploration were intrigued by colorful native customs. Some of the most puzzling were those that forbade passage or contact.

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Paint The Town Red

Many a celebrating individual has set out to “paint the town red.” So have lots of visiting conventioneers who would like to turn a convention into a spree. Why this

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Mouthwash sold under the trademark Listerine is one of America’s best-known medical products. But if a famous British surgeon had his way, it wouldn’t be on the market. Impressed by

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