Tag Archives: Tradition

Everything You Need to Know about Celebrating Diwali 2017


Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights and one of India’s most important celebrations, is just around the corner (this year it falls on October 18) and people all across India and the rest of the globe are already making preparations! Throughout this week and the next, the celebratory mood is sure to intensify until it(…)

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Obituary Euphemisms


People often say, “You shouldn’t speak ill of the dead.” It’s seen as disrespectful to say anything bad about someone who can no longer defend themselves, or perhaps about someone for whom death is enough of a punishment for how they lived their life. On the other hand, if someone was an awful person when(…)