Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form
and meaning have changed over time. By extension, the term "the etymology (of
2 days ago ... Etymological site offers a brief history of the English language, discussion boards
and a search feature.
History and evolution of more than 30000 words, including slang and technical
"A treasure (from the Greek 'thesauros', treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past
participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning 'to find') of verbal wonders" ...
Etymology: Word Origins. Where do words come from? How and when were they
invented? Why are there so many different languages? Why do many ...
Word origins - Language reference content from Oxford. Help with language
usage, grammar questions, punctuation, spelling, and language learning.
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The average contemporary English speaker knows 50, 000 words. Yet stripped ...
What follows is list of some curious word origins. Some of these are English, but
some are French and German words from which we get some English words.
In general, web sites on word and phrase origins are good, but not
comprehensive: most of them are question services of a sort, and the answers
are posted on ...