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

Poll Results: 2,918 votes



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Margaret Nutter
Saturday November 1, 2014, 6:12 AM


I really enjoyed studying it at school and continue to do so.

Belinda IsKindToAnimals
Friday October 31, 2014, 12:56 PM


THANKS

Tina C.
Sunday October 26, 2014, 11:27 AM


It depends on what you are going to use for, but it is quite interesting sometimes to see where the word came from and the deeper meaning with the word

William Moorman
Thursday October 23, 2014, 11:52 AM


Yes, its very interesting.

Natasha Salgado
Wednesday October 22, 2014, 8:55 PM


Absolutely it is.

Aaron Bouchard
Saturday October 18, 2014, 9:00 AM


Maybe, plus current meaning

astrid sunnarvik
Friday October 17, 2014, 3:39 PM


I think it can be quite interesting.

Belinda B.
Thursday October 16, 2014, 10:17 AM


thanks

Belinda B.
Thursday October 16, 2014, 10:17 AM


thanks

Belinda B.
Thursday October 16, 2014, 10:16 AM


thanks



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