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  • History of the world in a ketchup bottle

    Stanford linguist Dan Jurafsky doesn’t just explain the origins of the word for the red sauce we slather on ‘French’ fries; he uses the global ketchup trade as evidence for a new understanding of global economic history.

April 20, 2015

Photos of the Day 04/20

A stuntman performs while riding a car inside the 'Well of Death' attraction during a fair in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Monday.

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