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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with N-Z

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.

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Where Does the Phrase “Let the Cat Out of the Bag” Come From?

Why was the cat in a bag in the first place?

Who Is the Pringles Man? The History Behind Pringles’ Mascot

The man on the can has a name you won't forget.

This Is What the Numbers on a Toaster Really Mean

Using the number dial on your toaster should be simple, but this kitchen appliance isn't as easy as 1-2-3.

Here’s What the Lines on a Solo Cup Are Actually For

You can use Solo cup measurements for more than beer, wine, and liquor.

Here’s What Those Colored Squares on Your Toothpaste Tube Actually Mean

That colored block on each tube of toothpaste has generated all kinds of myths. Here's the real explanation!

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50 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for Spooktacular Fun

Test your knowledge of Oct. 31 facts with these Halloween trivia questions—answers included!

Why Do People Say “Bless You” After Someone Sneezes?

You'll never look at "bless you" the same way again.

Where Did the Phrase “Dime a Dozen” Come From?

Why do we say something's a "dime a dozen" and what does it even mean? Turns out, its meaning has...

Where Did the Phrase “Break a Leg” Come From?

When we say "break a leg," we don't actually want people to break their legs. So, why do we say...

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Where Does the Phrase “Spill the Beans” Come From?

"Spill the beans" is a common idiom, but why are beans being spilled?

Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with A-M

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.

100 Movie Trivia Questions (and Answers) All Movie Lovers Should Know

Film buffs, this one's for you. Put your knowledge to the test and see how many movie trivia questions you...

Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?

Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...

If You See an Indent at the Bottom of a Wine Bottle, This Is What It Means

Have you noticed wine bottles come with an indent at the bottom? Sip back and relax as we uncover fact...

If You See a Painted Purple Fence, This Is What It Means

Knowing about purple paint laws can help you stay on the right path when driving or hiking in an unfamiliar...

What Those Symbols on the Dollar Bill Actually Mean

You probably see the dollar bill every day, but have you ever thought about the symbols on the dollar bill...

Here’s What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.

Why Is Toilet Paper White, Anyway?

Color toilet paper was actually trendy in the 1950s.

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Here’s Why There Are 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack, but Only 8 Buns

I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!

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If You See an Orange Tag on a Car, This Is What It Means

Hint: That orange tag is put there by local law enforcement.

Why Is There a Cotton Ball in Pill Bottles?

Is it hurting more than it's helping?

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If You See White Stuff on Your Baby Carrots, This Is What It Is

Notice something white on your carrots? Here's what it is, and why you really shouldn't be worried about it.

Here’s Why Yawning Is Contagious

Are you prone to catching yawns? Turns out there are some scientific reasons why yawns are so contagious. Here's what...

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80 Acronym Examples You Should Know

Acronyms make communication easier, but who can keep track of what they mean? We can, and now you can too...

Here’s When You’ll Be Able to See the Strawberry Moon This Week

The June full moon isn't just a supermoon, it's a super strawberry moon! Here's what to look for in the...