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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 December 10, 2017, 6:31 AM


thanks, 20 pts

Ian Crory
Thursday December 7, 2017, 9:23 AM


ty

Jonathan H
Sunday December 3, 2017, 2:03 PM


Noted

Lesa D
Saturday November 25, 2017, 1:41 PM


absolutely!!!

David C
Saturday November 25, 2017, 6:59 AM


learning is always good, thanks

Sue H
Wednesday November 22, 2017, 10:53 PM


Yes.

Jonathan H
Wednesday November 22, 2017, 4:51 AM


Noted!!!!!

Ian C
Friday November 17, 2017, 12:11 PM


:0)

David C
Friday November 10, 2017, 5:31 PM


thanks

Amanda M
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 2:34 PM


yeppers =)



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