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  1. We Asked: What’s Your Favorite Winter Word?

    It's cold. It's dark. It's the middle of winter. But some people like winter, right? To find out, we asked these people what their favorite winter words are. Do you agree?
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    February Used To Have A Much Stranger Name

    You know it as the shortest month of the year—or, depending on where you live, the coldest. But, do you know where the name February came from? When in Rome Well, first, some calendar-related history. The original Roman calendar only had ten months, because, curiously, the Romans didn’t demarcate winter. (Sometimes, we wish we could do the same.) In the 700s b.c., the second king …