The origins tag features blog posts that mention the origins of words, languages and their subsequent histories through the ages.


Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th — a little knowledge to quell the fear

Black cats are synonymous with superstitions on Friday the 13th…

The Meaning of Easter

Meaning of Easter and Its OriginFor all of us nowadays,…

Mo-tache-tic: Origins of the Mo and Movember

It's All About the Bros This MovemberNovember, known…

Halloween: Trick or Treat!

Halloween. From the history of the name to having safe fun trick or treating.

The Origins of Football

Ready for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil / Official logo of…

Is it Dr. or Dr?

What is the correct abbreviation for Doctor? Get the answer to this question and understand why.

Uppercase and Lowercase Letters, Origins

Origin of Uppercase and Lowercase LettersThe terms uppercase…