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...