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Hanukkah Wrap-Up 2016

A week before Hanukkah, we wrote an essay that was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer. It was our spin on the Twelve Days of Christmas song, so instead of “eight maids a milking” we had “eight candles burning.” You get … Continue reading

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The Word Mavens Dish About Soup

It’s freezing cold and we’ve had a lot of snow. Lucky for us, January is National Soup Month. It only took a few clicks to learn that the word soup comes from the word sop, which referred to the piece … Continue reading

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