etymology

The Media's Tired "Trumped" Puns Are New. Getting "Trumped" Is Not.
August 10, 2015

The centuries-long history of a curious word.

The History of "Sweetie" and 8 Other Old-Fashioned Terms of Endearment
August 20, 2014

Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")

Americans Have Started Saying "Queue." Blame Netflix.
March 13, 2014

It took us years just to learn how to pronounce it.

Hey "Ladies"
January 27, 2013

The evolving way we use the word "Lady" says a lot about feminism in the age of irony.