Mysteries of Vernacular: Odd

The etymology of Odd is pretty peculiar. Watch the latest – and very last – Mysteries of Vernacular to see what we mean.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Yankee

What does the all-American Yankee have to do with rapscallion pirates? Find out in today’s episode of Mysteries of Vernacular.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Lady

The new Mysteries of Vernacular is brought to you by the letter L.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Robot

Robots — helpful machines or forced laborers? Deep thoughts from the latest Mysteries of Vernacular.

Mysteries of Verncular: Ukulele

The Ukulele is as Hawaiian as sun, sand, and surf — or is it? The new Mysteries of Vernacular has the multicultural, musical details.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Bewilder

It may surprise you to learn that the etymology of Bewilder makes perfect sense. Watch the new episode to see what we mean!

Mysteries of Vernacular: X-ray

Were you hoping the X word would be xerasia, xiphias, or xenon? Once you watch Mysteries of Vernacular: X-ray, we think you’ll be pleased with our choice.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Zero

For a number that means nothing, Zero sure has an interesting history. Check out the new Mysteries of Vernacular for all the fascinating details.

Mysteries of Vernacular: Sarcophagus

Check out the new Mysteries of Vernacular for the spine-tingling etymology of Sarcophagus!

Mysteries of Vernacular: Fizzle

Fizzles and…farts? You can’t make this stuff up. Watch the new Mysteries of Vernacular to learn more!