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Useful etymology links


  • Administrators, Entertainment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 18,629 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ hullaballoo

    Every Monday, Diarmuid Ó Tuama looks at the etymology of certain words in the Irish Times (opposite the Crossword) in a column called "The Words We Use". He's very good, and the words he picks are generally ones with bizarre origins.

  • Registered Users Posts: 77,773 ✭✭✭✭ Victor

  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 5,207 Mod ✭✭✭✭ slowburner

    This link is a must, if (like me) you can't keep up with the rapid evolution of contemporary "English".