Oh, the sausage. Whether it is bratwurst, Slim Jim, hot dog, salami, or kielbasa, there is no questioning the unadulterated love the world has for sausage. Have you ever pondered why sausages are around every corner and in nearly every ethnic dish? Sausage is found across many cultures, but who invented sausage to start this craze? […]
Who Invented Sausage?
It’s a sad scene when you walk into the room only to see your little fish friend floating belly-up at the top of its bowl. Once full of life, your fish now floats creepily at the water’s edge, lifeless and morbid. But why do fish float when they die? He certainly isn’t trying to make […]
You wash your hands, your face, your underarms, and behind your ears (maybe), but do you clean your belly button? Often a neglected body part, the belly button tends not to be at the forefront of personal hygiene conversations, but perhaps it should be. Your Belly Button, Navel, and Umbilicus People have many adorable names […]
No, we are not talking about the rap artist. We are talking about the well-known cotton swab brand. For many, the word q-tip has generalized to refer to all cotton swabs, cotton tipped applicators, ear buds, and cotton buds – like xerox is to copier or kleenex is to tissue. But we digress. The q-tip […]
Did your pregnant partner just put her keys in the freezer and some ice in her purse? If this was not a normal occurrence prior to conception, you can rest assured that she’s probably not losing her mind. It is more likely that she is suffering from what is cleverly called momnesia, baby brain, mommy […]
You hear it tossed around casually – a buttload of this, a buttload of that. It might be coming from your twelve-year-old brother or just another juvenile acquaintance, but more than likely the speaker doesn’t know that their silly word might actually carry some historic meaning. Could they really have a buttload of stuff? They […]