A study in 2019 found that about 30% of Americans had at least one tattoo whereas similar studies found that only 21% had a tattoo
The Dog Days of Summer
Many of us use colloquial phrases without knowing their exact origin. For many years, I thought I knew what the dog days of summer meant.
Not Strictly for the Birds
I did a lot, and I do mean a lot, of writing about idioms and colloquial phrases. I never did think of researching the origin
Woolly Mammoth on the Menu?
Trying new foods is something that intimidates a lot of people. Living in the country and being a hunter allowed me to respect animals and
A Culture of Food: Spots for spot?
It happens to me every year around this time. On the side of almost every rural North Carolina coastal town, I see a sign: fresh
A Tooth Truth: The history beyond the Tooth Fairy
A friend of mine posted a short video on Facebook of her son proudly pulling his tooth out in hopes of ‘getting lots of money’