In the demi-monde of footwear, the term croc was once synonymous with elegance—the reptile skin covering a pair of stiletto … Continue reading Have you heard of Crocs?
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?
Birthday cakes have been a tradition since the Ancient Romans were around, and celebrating someone’s birth with a delicious pastry … Continue reading Why do we blow out birthday candles?
Polytetafluoroethyene will not dissolve in acetone or ether or concentrated sulfuric acid. When Roy Plunkett first found it coating some … Continue reading How did Teflon come about?
Fish and chips has long been considered a British staple. Dubbed “the undisputed national dish of Great Britain” by the … Continue reading How did Fish and Chips become British?