31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From
She used it in her later works and soon it spread across the works of other science fiction authors as well. But where does the word come from? A 2001 Usenet post by Dave Goldman claims that Le Guin told him "ansible" comes from the word "answerable" and ...
Where do babies come from?
Mrs Fox has certainly found the killer answer to the question, “Where do babies come from?” Children should be told ... Sexual abstinence is encouraged, and the word “condom” side-stepped. The guide not only condemns divorce outright, but ...
Staycation or bleisure? Travel industry's made-up words
Whatever you're doing on vacation, chances are there's a made-up word to describe it. Combine honeymoon and volunteering ... doesn't have a monopoly on them — think "brunch." But they do "come in handy in a business sector where there's often a need ...
Paralyzed bride returns from honeymoon
Mr. CHAPMAN: It was never 'what am I going to do next,' it was 'what are we going to ... You know, one of the words -- actually there are two words that come up, I think, a lot when we've been talking about your story over the last year or so, and one ...
Before the bridal thong
The concept of a honeymoon seemed so retrograde we could barely say the word without irony. We could not have been ... Where did the idea of the honeymoon come from? The act came about in the early 19th century in both England and America.