What are the origins of the donut?

Answer Around 1847, Elizibeth Gregory, a New England ship captain's mother, made a deep-fried dough that used her son's spice cargo of nutmeg, cinnimon, and lemon rind. She made the deep fried cakes for s... Read More »

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What are the origins of republic governments?

When the Greeks came up with the idea of democracy, it worked well for them due to the fact that they were independent city-states, and the population was not as great. When the Romans came along, ... Read More »

What is the study of word origins?

Etymology is the study of word origins, not to be confused with entomology, which is the study of insects. Several online sources, such as the Online Etymology Dictionary, offer the origins of many... Read More »