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Too Much Grog Will Make You Groggy. But Where Does Grog Come From?Listen to Slate's show about the etymology of an 18th-century quaff, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
Help Solve the Mystery! Where Did Get One’s Goat Come From?Listen to Slate’s show about the etymology of a thoroughly caprine phrase, featuring lexicographer Ben Zimmer.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.