History of words

March 10, 2019
Saga

Saga

Word of the Day: Saga [sa·​ga] Definition of Saga: Noun 1: a prose narrative recorded in Iceland in the 12th and 13th centuries of historic or legendary […]
March 25, 2019
Coffee

Coffee

Did you drink a cup of coffee on company time this morning? Chances are that you did--for the midmorning coffee break is rapidly becoming a standard fixture in American offices and factories.
March 31, 2019
Sarcophagus

Sarcophagus

c. 1600, "type of stone used for coffins," from Latin sarcophagus, from Greek sarkophagos "limestone used for coffins," literally "flesh-eating," in reference to the supposed action of this type of limestone
April 7, 2019

Human

       Ever been curious about the word ‘Human’ and its origins? Afterall, it encompasses us all in its definition. I found during my research that some […]
April 21, 2019
Midnight

Midnight

Like the solstices in the annual cycle, so midday and midnight are not simply points of the greatest concentrations of yang and yin, but also starting points for ascending movement of opposing principles, since the ascendant portion of the day runs from midnight to midday, its descendant from midday to midnight.
May 12, 2019
Write

Write

                This is a word near and dear to my heart because it is something, I do everyday. To write is the bane of my existence. […]
July 21, 2019
Moon

Moon

In honor of the 1969 moon landing let’s take a look at the origins of the word moon this week. moon (n.) “heavenly body which revolves […]
July 28, 2019

Cat

Oh, my offline friend. I don’t know what is do without Serica my cat. She’s an endless source of comedy, frustration, and love. I love to […]
August 4, 2019
Angel

Angel

I thought this word would have an older origin. I wonder if the word has carried the controversy it has today during it’s whole of existence? […]