The Missing Links: "F-Bomb" Is Now in the Dictionary

Where in the F-Bomb Did the Term ‘F-Bomb’ Come From?
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary added "f-bomb" to its collection of words that are words. The term may have originated from a Hall of Fame baseball player who had sworn off swearing.

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Get Your Metal Detectors Ready
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Convicting a Man in the Blink of an Eye
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Things Everyone Needs: A Bus Office
This thing is so cool.

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My Wife Already Falls Asleep Every Time We Watch A Movie
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Cinema Sleuths Rejoice
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Who is the greatest Summer Olympian of all-time?

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That is award-winning writing. But award-winning for all the wrong reasons.

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TASCHEN
Everything You Need to Know About Food in One Book
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If you find yourself mixing up nigiri and sashimi at sushi restaurants or don’t know which fruits are in season, then this is the book for you. Food & Drink Infographics, published by TASCHEN, is a colorful and comprehensive guide to all things food and drink.

The book combines tips and tricks with historical context about the ways in which different civilizations illustrated and documented the foods they ate, as well as how humans went from hunter-gatherers to modern-day epicureans. As for the infographics, there’s a helpful graphic explaining the number of servings provided by different cake sizes, a heat index of various chilies, a chart of cheeses, and a guide to Italian cold cuts, among other delectable charts.

The 480-page coffee table book, which can be purchased on Amazon for $56, is written in three languages: English, French, and German. The infographics themselves come from various sources, and the text is provided by Simone Klabin, a New York City-based writer and lecturer on film, art, culture, and children’s media.

Keep scrolling to see a few of the infographics featured in the book.

An infographic about cheese
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An infographic about cakes
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An infographic about fruits in season
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