Why Is Marijuana Also Called Pot?
Weed. Mary Jane. Chronic. There are dozens of slang synonyms for marijuana. But one of the strangest is the word pot. How did the word for a common kitchen instrument become slang for marijuana? The origin of pot has nothing to do with the culinary tool. The word came into use in America in the late 1930s. It is a shortening of the Spanish potiguaya …
Can We Call Products “Meat” or “Milk” If They Don’t Come From An Animal?
In our age of meatless chicken nuggets, tofu hot dogs, and faux burgers that “bleed,“ what constitutes meat today?
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