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Is it worthwhile to learn the etymology of words (their origin and how they've changed)?

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Poll Results: 2,941 votes
65%
Yes, it helps us understand language
 
16%
Maybe, plus current meaning
 
9%
I don't know enough to say
 
9%
No, it's just trivia
 
2%
Other (tell us in the comments)
 



Related: 22 Surprising Word Origins (Slideshow)




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David C
Sunday June 17, 2018, 7:06 AM


thanks

David C
Saturday June 16, 2018, 12:42 PM


thanks, all education is worthwhile in some way

Danii P
Wednesday June 13, 2018, 9:54 AM


Thanks

David C
Thursday May 31, 2018, 3:06 PM


thanks

Amanda M
Wednesday May 30, 2018, 10:00 AM


yep yep yep

Amanda M
Tuesday May 22, 2018, 11:09 AM


yes

David C
Saturday May 12, 2018, 7:42 AM


thanks

Danii P
Thursday May 10, 2018, 1:06 AM


Thanks for sharing.

David C
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 5:54 PM


its fun, thanks

Chrissie R
Friday April 20, 2018, 3:40 AM


Yes, plus it's fun and has helped me learn to speak several languages.



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