Open up a dictionary, and you'll find the history of human behaviour, the key to your own psychological state, and a lot of fun words about cats.
Dictionary.com's Renae Hurlbutt and Jane Solomon lead the way.
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- For your daily dose of etymology, subscribe to the Word of the Day at Dictionary.com.
- You’ll be interested in Jane Solomon’s blog about words, Lexical Items.
- Read more about the etymology of ‘bully’ here and here.
- This is a simple summary of the Defenestrations of Prague. There’s a lot going on with the Defenestrations of Prague.
- Why does the internet love cats so much? (I do not. If there’s a plugin that’ll block pictures of cats from my Facebook and Instagram feeds, please tell me.)
- There's a transcript of this episode at theallusionist.org/transcripts/word-of-the-day.
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