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

Poll Results: 2,888 votes

Related: 22 Surprising Word Origins (Slideshow)

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Derya Z.
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 6:01 AM


Sarah Ellissa Markey
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 12:28 AM

So important.

Zazgyva A.
Monday August 18, 2014, 11:35 AM

I think it is a very important part in understanding the language

Sandy G.
Thursday August 14, 2014, 12:31 PM

Of course it is. I can't believe there are people ignorant enough to think it's just "trivia." Our educational system is in a total shambles.

Carol Johnson
Wednesday August 13, 2014, 9:24 PM


Carol Johnson
Wednesday August 13, 2014, 9:24 PM


Panchali Yapa
Wednesday August 13, 2014, 12:35 PM

Thank you

Natasha Salgado
Tuesday August 12, 2014, 7:35 PM


Paola Ballanti
Tuesday August 12, 2014, 9:53 AM

it is very important

Sarah Ellissa Markey
Monday August 11, 2014, 2:03 PM


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