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

Poll Results: 2,843 votes



Related: 22 Surprising Word Origins (Slideshow)




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Will Y.
Sunday April 13, 2014, 7:12 PM


Of course, it's interesting to see how meanings have changed, or discover root words that multiple languages use

MJ Justus
Sunday April 13, 2014, 2:56 PM


Yes, and it's interesting, as well.

Nimue P.
Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:46 PM


Yes!

Nimue P.
Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:46 PM


Yes!

Nimue P.
Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:46 PM


Yes!

Marija Mohoric
Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:18 AM


yes, certainly

KAREN G.
Friday April 11, 2014, 9:05 AM


Voted

KAREN G.
Friday April 11, 2014, 9:05 AM


Voted

KAREN G.
Friday April 11, 2014, 9:05 AM


Voted

Anne M.
Wednesday April 9, 2014, 4:43 AM


Absolutely worthwhile!



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