CatchThis Blog / valentine’s day

Alex Kelley

February 11, 2016

Hello friends and lovers. Tis the season where drugstores¬†become candy shoppes,¬†dating websites rake it in, and reservations for two are harder to come by than they were on Noah’s Ark. In light of that, I thought I’d share this article I have always been fond of–a compilation of terms of endearment from around the world. […]

Mark Skoultchi

February 12, 2013

A kiss may still be a kiss, but the names we call our lovers have definitely changed as time goes by. And as a naming agency, we find it fascinating. For instance, while sweetness is as aphrodisiacal a metaphor today as it was in the 1300s, bats, mice and fish have thankfully gone out of […]

Mark Skoultchi

February 14, 2011

Ah, romance. Chocolates and roses, stolen kisses and sexy lingerie…and of course, the predatory exploits of the ancient Roman Empire. That’s right: the origins of the word romantic were not exactly, um, lover-ly. And, like so many romances, it’s a long story. Apparently, according to Merriam-Webster, as ancient Rome expanded, different dialects of Latin evolved, […]