[ hwair-er, wair-, hwair, wair ]
/ ˈʰwɛər ər, ˈwɛər-, ʰwɛər, wɛər /
contraction of where are: Where're you going?
Where Does The Name October Come From?October is here, and in the northern hemisphere that often means the days are flush with falling leaves, chilling weather, and growing anticipation for the holiday season. But, where exactly did this month get its name from?
Where Did Narwhals Get Their Name?It’s likely no surprise that around here, we delight in animals with interesting names—from zedonk to beefalo. One of the few creatures that can top the zedonk for linguistic and zoological oddness is the narwhal. If you’ve ever seen a creature that looks like a whale with a unicorn horn, you might imagine it’s been Photoshopped. But that’s not fiction—that’s a narwhal. Where did the …
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