There’s an online etymology dictionary that my beloved drama teacher from high school turned me on to. They describe themselves thus:
This is a map of the wheel-ruts of modern English. Etymologies are not definitions; they’re explanations of what our words meant and how they sounded 600 or 2,000 years ago.
2 Responses to “The Online Etymology Dictionary”
Hey, that’s cool. I hadn’t seen it before.
As a friend once told me, etymology is the study of bugs. We need it to figure out why our language is so buggy.
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