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Macaroni Men

Good evening, word lovers! Did you catch tonight’s Final Jeopardy? The eyebrow-raising category: Four-Letter Words The Question: “New research shows that this word that has become ubiquitous dates back to young men also called ‘macaronis’.” The answer: Wait, let me give you a clue first… Did you get it? It’s “dude”: a derivative of “Doodle!” Who knew! This is really a funny coincidence, as … Read More Macaroni Men