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Tasteful Words in The Language of Food

Ketchup seems like the all-American condiment, but it did not originate here, and the first clue is the name because it’s Chinese. Ketchup’s journey goes across oceans and involves multiple foods to become the tomato sauce we know today. Its story…

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Horologicon

Lost Words in The Horologicon

Fun, surprising, and sometimes even vulgar, words can be entertaining, but some of these words have disappeared or changed. Mark Forsyth has written a day’s worth of forgotten words…

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