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Fun for Friday: Winter Word Etymology

Wintery waterfallsEver wonder where the English words for our seasons come from? Winter is, apparently, an old Germanic word that spread into other languages, but there are still some questions as to its roots. You can learn more about this at Oxford University Press’s blog.

And if you’re interested in finding out about the other seasons, the blog talks about spring and fall here, and summer here.08

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