In 1877, a young man named Arthur Conan Doyle became a clerk at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary....
While this tabletop rule has been drilled into your head since you graduated from your high chair, its supposed origins suggest it’s more need-based than the pinnacle of politeness.
Back in your school English classes, your teacher instructed you in the wonders of figurative language. But there is a whole realm of language mechanics that even the bravest high school educator will not breach.
The history of French toast, like the food itself, is rich but not very transparent. Similar recipes date all the way back to ancient Greece.
Bell-bottom pants didn’t simply co-evolve with the polyester leisure suit.
The punctuation was easier back when it was called Armistice Day.