Tag Archives: interest-travel

  1. The Slithery Word Origins Of Your Favorite Dragons

  2. 13 Words That Will Embarrass You Abroad

  3. 9 British Terms That Flummox Americans

  4. 7 Chinese Loanwords To Expand Your Vocabulary

  5. Beyond Leprechauns: 7 Creatures Of Irish Folklore

  6. Globetrotter’s Glossary Of Travel Terms

  7. Netherlands, Dutch, demonym

    Why Are People From The Netherlands Called Dutch?

    A demonym is any name derived from a place that helps describe people who live there. Californians are people who live in California. Frenchmen live in France. And so on. But what about the demonyms that are seemingly random? How the heck did people from the Netherlands become the Dutch, for example? Where Dutch came from Before we dig into this demonym, there are three terms …

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    What Are The Three Places That Form The Bermuda Triangle?

    In March 1918, a U.S. Navy ship with a crew of 309 departed Barbados and was never seen again. Did the ship capsize? Is there a supernatural explanation? The area in which the ship disappeared is the infamous Bermuda Triangle. Also known as the Devil’s Triangle, it is a heavily traveled shipping lane in the Atlantic Ocean where ships and planes have been known to …