G+ LoME Archive
Feb 14, 2013 (15:16)
This is off, but I'd like to share this excellent article from my favourite etymology blog (and by favourite I mean 'only' :). Perhaps it and Dr Liberman's other posts inspire some tasty neologisms...
'Guests' and 'hosts' | OUPblog
By Anatoly Liberman The questions people ask about word origins usually concern slang, family names, and idioms. I cannot remember being ever asked about the etymology of house, fox, or sun. These are...