Word Geek – honeymoon

Word Geek – honeymoon

Today we all understand honeymoon as a period of relaxation, when the newlywed couple jumps on a plane to spend time together, and in some (or most) cases de-stress after the wedding. But has its meaning and definition changed over time? To find the origins of the...
Word Geek – quarantine

Word Geek – quarantine

Quarantine is a word we are all too familiar with at present, but where do its origins lie? The first use of the word “quarantine” dates back to the mid-14th century in Europe at a time when the devastating plague, known as the Black Death, swept across Europe, wiping...