An exhibit in San Fransisco displays modern fashion for Muslim women including hijabs and long dresses in many shapes, sizes, and varieties. The show's creators hope to remove the mystery around women who are part of the world's second-largest religion.
In 2007, the editors of the Oxford Junior English Dictionary banished a bevy of terms describing the natural world.
The term’s etymology is vexed. It was first used in the Northeastern United States in the 18th century, but that is all we can say with relative certainty.
When tested, most people can name only about 50 percent of even familiar aromas such as coffee, cinnamon, and garlic. But we do know when something stinks. For bad smells, we have a fairly rich, if nonspecific, vocabulary.