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Post by Nucky on Thu Aug 27, 2009 2:01 pm

A fun reference site:

http://www.etymonline.com/

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Post by melodiccolor on Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:35 pm

Ermmmm...perhaps a bit more about the site. It gives a history of how words evolved, from spelling and pronounciation to meanings. You plug in a word and it searches for its history.

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Post by Harmony on Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:05 am

I actually took a course in high school called Etymology, fun class! Smile
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Post by RBM on Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:14 pm

There is a large part of Swann's work that includes etymology due to his comprehensive approach. I personally find it a matter of trudging to get through it. I realize that's my personal baggage, though, cause when one is done reading, one has a well-rounded view.
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