There is heavy controversy about the roots of the doughnut. The idea of fried dough is not limited to one … Continue reading How did the doughnut come about?
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”—Shakespeare, Romeo & … Continue reading Does your name say it all?
Someone asked me if I played football or soccer? That stirred me to think of the name difference. For all … Continue reading Where did the word soccer come from?
It’s not unusual to feel patriotic hearing the name of your home country. But what does that name actually mean? … Continue reading What are countries named after?
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” quipped Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. When it comes to … Continue reading Is your name awesome?
There are lots of reason to choose one name or another when naming a child — family tradition, or as … Continue reading What’s in a name?