Words like “nebula,” “galaxy” and “cosmos” can summon up lots of romantic images of space exploration, but where did these terms come from in the first place?
What we call our friends reveals so much about our relationships. In that spirit, we compiled a list of words for friends in other languages.
These aren’t your typical loan words. Here are a few words and phrases inspired by foreign languages (but with totally different meanings in Russian).
Feminism’s been in the news a lot lately, from Beyoncé to the 2016 election, to the Women’s March and #MeToo. But what is feminism really about? What does the word “feminism” actually mean?
The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost upon us, and you may come across some words with interesting origins. Test your knowledge with this quiz!