Fun with Words

Anything related to having fun with words: humor, puns, etc.

Hot for Words investigates “hysterically funny”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Friday, April 8, 2011, 9:38 am

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Hot for Words: The origin of “double entendre”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Saturday, January 1, 2011, 3:26 pm

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Hot for Words: Origin of “graduation”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Saturday, September 25, 2010, 8:32 am

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Hot for Words: Why does the word “mint” have so many meanings?

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Sunday, August 8, 2010, 7:28 am

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Marina investigates…

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Hot for Words: Origin of St. Valentine’s Day

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Sunday, February 14, 2010, 11:17 am

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Hot for Words: Origin of the word “Avatar”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Thursday, January 28, 2010, 7:15 am

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Marina explains…

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Hot for Words: Origin of the phrase “Beating around the bush”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Thursday, January 21, 2010, 8:59 am

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Have you ever wondered about the origin of that phrase? Marina investigates:

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Hot for Words: Origin of the word “date”

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Thursday, January 7, 2010, 12:30 pm

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Have you ever wondered where the word “date” came from, or why we associate it with a romantic liaison? Marina explains… Amazon.ca Widgets

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Hot for Words: Keeping up with the Joneses

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Thursday, December 31, 2009, 11:26 am

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Have you ever wondered where that phrase came from? Here’s your answer:

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Hot for Words: Origins of the word Christmas

by Sheila J Tofflemire on Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 1:30 am

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And Marina explains where “Xmas” and “Santa Claus” came from, as well… Visit Marina’s website here: Hot for Words

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