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 …
How To Answer That Foreign Language Clue In Your Crossword
Unless you’re a polyglot or frequent globetrotter, clues that take cues from foreign languages and lands can be intimidating. They don’t have to be though. You just need a little insight into how they work. Here are some frequent foreign language clues and tips on how to solve them.
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