In 1800, one explorer discovered a parrot who was speaking a dead language. ... READ ON
Go beyond “Gesundheit!"... READ ON
In honor of Clueless' 20th birthday (we know—we're totally buggin'!), we're exploring the origins of the movie's most memorable phrases.... READ ON
They both used to mean terror-inducing. How did they end up meaning such different things?... READ ON
As it turns out, it’s a relatively new designation.... READ ON
The story of how department stores taught us about language and prestige.... READ ON
Celebrate Bastille Day by sprinkling a few of Voltaire's choicest bon mots into your conversations.... READ ON
The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.