The fact that some people can’t distinguish between etymology and entomology...

...bugs me in ways I can’t put into words.

TIL the agricultural etymology of the word bingo.

There was a farmer who had a dog.

People who confuse etymology and entomology bug me in a way I can't put into words

thank you for making my day, u/happy_guy23

The etymology of the word "politics" is surprisingly accurate.

"poly" meaning "many", and tics meaning "small bloodsucking parasites."

What is the etymology of the word "politics"?

*Poli*, from the Greek *polloi*, meaning "Many".

And *Ticks*, from English, meaning "little bloodsucking creatures."

Today I learned the history of the word noodles

Back in ancient Asian territory, they created a food product. They chose to trade it with the Western world. When asked what they called this food, they realised they didn't have a name for it yet. It was a great food that always ended with empty bowls, so they decided to take the English words 'nau...

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