Archive for August 22nd, 2010

The History of the Word "Dude"

Mark Peters explains that the word "dude" has evolved over time. In the 1800s, it referred to a dandy -- a person obsessed with proper dress and deportment. The following century, the meaning began to change: In the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/22/the-history-of-the-word-dude/

Brush Up On Your 17th-century Slang

The Bodleian Library is publishing a new edition of the first English language dictionary of slang, which has been out of print for 300 years. Originally entitled A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Mode...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/22/brush-up-on-your-17th-century-slang/

LEGO Car

This car was reportedly spotted last week in Dapitan Street in the Sampaloc district of Manila, the Philippines. So far, I have no other information about it. At the link, you can view an additional photograph....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/22/lego-car/
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