There were boycotts before the word was coined in the 1880s, but ever since then they’ve always been called after the experience of Captain Charles Boycott.
Fancies breed strange children.
Staying at inns allowed Washington to examine the state of the infrastructure for traveling in the new federal Republic. The only problem was, he hated it.
Divorce rates declined considerably in Oklahoma City during the immediate aftermath of the 1995 bombing there. Social scientists have a few theories as to why.
The Founding Fathers considered term limits, but ultimately rejected the idea. It wasn’t until FDR’s unprecedented four terms that lawmakers reconsidered.
The U.S. occupation of Africa has become self-justifying. The U.S. military now must stay in Africa to protect the interests of the U.S. military in Africa.
Dogs have always been a matter of debate in American cities. In 19th-century New York City, the debate involved paying impoverished children to participate in dog-murder.
The Enlightenment brought the idea that punishments should be certain and mild, rather than harsh with lots of pardons and exceptions.
The Romans certainly have a reputation for using poisons, but what do we really know about this form of assassination in the classical era?
The door to spring is guarded by fools, but that’s ok, because they’re not all that serious. And everybody knows the password: April Fools!