Bison, buffalo…the name is disputed by some. Our tour guide informed us that when Europeans came to this country and saw these massive herds they called them buffalo after the only other types they had seen before. 186 more words
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Does your town take sides? Take names?
Growing up in the Cleveland, Ohio, area of the U.S., the first question asked of a new acquaintance was: “What side of the city are you from—East Side or West Side?” Once that was settled (if you were still talking) and you exchanged surnames, then came the second question: “What kind of name is that?” 505 more words
Brief History Lesson?
For those who love history, Yellowstone was first discovered by white people. While remnants of centuries-old material culture can be found in the park and as far away as the Mississippi Valley from hundreds of years ago, it’s unclear where these people possibly could have come from. 1,877 more words