History

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday With Fastnachts
It’s customary in some places (including in Central Pennsylvania where I lived for several years) to celebrate Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday by eating Fastnachts. Actually, fastnachts are a pretty huge deal in places like Pennsylvania where whole families devote entire days to making them and…
Where Did All Those Sayings Come From? (Language NC-17)
My dad had a lot of Dad-isms. Among them was a phrase that was used to describe a poor person or family. Lets say John Doe was poor, He'd say " John next door, he ain't got a pot to piss in, or a window to throw it out of!" The window part I think he may have added...

Load More Articles