a composite window, horizontal in character, consisting of a large, fixed sheet of glass between two vertical windows with sash for ventilation, first popularized in commercial buildings in Chicago in the 1880s and 1890s.
Words You Didn’t Know Came From ChicagoThis midwestern metropolis is cold ... and also responsible for adding some pretty cool words and phrases to our language too. Here are eight words you probably had no idea originated in Chicago.
How Your Favorite NFL Team Got Its NameThere are 32 NFL teams, each with a fascinating cultural identity. And snappy uniforms. So, of course, we were inspired to look at the history behind the names of some of the top NFL franchises. Let's go.
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