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Blue Laws: Football Season Edition

I waxed poetic about Blue Laws in my second post, and this week, as that most concussion-inducing of American pastimes begins another season, I diverge, very briefly, 485 more words

Now Open Sundays: A Brief History of American Blue Laws

Any law that prohibits an activity on a specific day is a “blue” law, a term whose etymology is a little fuzzy. My personal favorite theory is that it comes from Cromwellian England: apparently Olly’s supporters wore blue stockings, and apparently they were notorious wet blankets. 1,648 more words