Phrase: Hair Of The Dog

If you’re feeling a little delicate after a night of drinking last night, someone may have recommended that you try the ‘Hair of the dog’; more alcohol the day after heavy drinking – but why is it called that? The phrase is short for ‘Hair of the dog that bit me’; to find the origins…

Guacamole: From the Aztec for testicle soup, read more:

Guacamole has a rather interesting etymology; its origin dates back to the Aztec people of South America and was originally “ahuacamolli” (their language bearing many similarities to modern day Spanish), a combination of “ahuácatl”, meaning testicles and “Molli” meaning soup. The reason the word “ahuácatl” crops up here is because it was the Aztec people’s…