Tarantism : tar-ant-ism

You’re in the grocery store, Minding your own. When suddenly a song comes on over the PA, Your song. And then you feel it, Deep in your soul the urge to dance. That feeling is called Tarantism, The uncontrollable urge to dance. The word Tarantism comes from the Latin word Tarantismus around the 1630’s. Back…

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Etymology-Tsundoku, 積ん読つどく.

When doing research for this word, i was kind of surprised how popular it’s becoming. There were quite a few articles about this word already this year. I didn’t know if i should even use it but its such a beautiful word i couldn’t help myself.   Tsundoku is a Japanese word for when you…

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