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

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Friday the 13th

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

Black cats are synonymous with superstitions on Friday the 13th…
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The Meaning of Easter

Meaning of Easter and Its OriginFor all of us nowadays,…
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Mo-tache-tic: Origins of the Mo and Movember

It's All About the Bros This MovemberNovember, known…
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Halloween: Trick or Treat!

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

Ready for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil / Official logo of…
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Is it Dr. or Dr?

What is the correct abbreviation for Doctor? Get the answer to this question and understand why.
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Uppercase and Lowercase Letters, Origins

Origin of Uppercase and Lowercase LettersThe terms uppercase…