Your ear, nose and throat doctor specializes in treating a range of disorders, including those related to your balance. Vertigo is one of the most common of these disorders, presenting as a sensation of spinning or rocking. Do neurologists treat vertigo? Once your neurologist has determined the exact cause ofRead More →

Shakedown Street is a Grateful Dead studio album from 1978, and the title track provides a key example of “Disco Dead.” (All of the band’s studio albums have just been remastered and made available on iTunes.) What is the Do Dah man? Set in 1980, The Doo Dah Man tellsRead More →

Valinor (Quenya: Land of the Valar) or the Blessed Realms is a fictional location in J. R. R. Tolkien’s legendarium, the home of the immortal Valar on the continent of Aman, far to the west of Middle-earth; he used the name Aman mainly to mean Valinor. Is there a GodRead More →

A Ditty Bag (or box) was originally called “ditto bag” because it contained at least two of everything: two needles, two spools of thread, two buttons, etc. … A small box or bag in which a sailor kept his valuables such as letters, small souvenirs and sewing supplies. What isRead More →