Alcohol is from the Arabic word 'al-kuhl', which means 'the essence of things'.
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Quote of the Day
"There are decades when nothing happens; and there are weeks when decades happen. "
On This Day
1288 Margaret of Scotland allegedly enacted a law allowing women to propose to men on leap days. Those who refused the proposal could be fined.
1692 Arrest warrants are issued for Tituba, Sarah Good and Sarah Osborne during the Salem witchcraft trials.