Daily Archive: March 20, 2021

Word Archaeology: finnesko

This word, derived from the Norwegian “finnsko” (“finn” for Finnish and Old Norse “sko” for shoe), refers to a furred boot made from tanned reindeer skin....


March 20, 1937: Lois Lowry

On this day in 1937, author Lois Lowry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She’s written several books for children and young adults, including The Giver, Number...