Why aren't there basements in the south?

Why aren’t there basements in the south?

Basements are not a common feature in the South because in southern states the water table is very close to the surface of the...
Why do chefs wear tall white hats?

Why do chefs wear tall white hats?

Chefs wear tall white hats as a status symbol to show their rank within the kitchen, with the head chef wearing the tallest hat....

Why are prescription drugs also referred to as Rx drugs?

The most widely accepted explanation for why prescription drugs are also referred to as Rx drugs is because the term Rx was derived from...
ridged quarters or reeded edges

Why do quarters have ridges on their edges?

According to the U.S. Mint, ridges were added to the edges of quarters (aka reeded edges) to help prevent fraud and counterfeiting. Up until...
Halloween Jack O Lanters

Where did Halloween come from and why do we celebrate it?

Halloween started as an ancient Celtic festival called Samhain where people would wear costumes to scare off dead spirits and ghosts. If all you want...

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