etymology of humanities
Posted on 2017-03-25 Tagged in etymology, humanities

Portage Daily GraphicLenten season not far awayPortage Daily GraphicThe days are beginning to lengthen, a sure sign that the season of Lent will soon be here. Lent derives its name from the old English term lencten which mean spring. At this point I am sure a number of readers may be asking, never mind it's etymology and more » UConn Daily CampusDear UConn, stop neglecting the humanities in favor of STEM.UConn Daily CampusThere are also actually resources that humanities majors ne

humour etymology
Posted on 2017-03-13 Tagged in humour, etymology

Humor definition, a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement: the humor of a situation. See more. Canadian humour is an integral part of the Canadian Identity. There are several traditions in Canadian humour in both English and French. While these traditions are He didn't appreciate the humor of the situation. Someday, you'll see the humor in this. Everyone.

humanities etymology
Posted on 2017-03-08 Tagged in humanities, etymology

The origin of the word “slang” is known!OUPblog (blog)That the very name of slang may emerge as a slang word need not surprise us (the origin of argot and cant provides a good parallel), and this makes its source even harder to discover, for slang tends to be born in places.

humor etymology
Posted on 2017-01-30 Tagged in humor, etymology

"Good" is an Old English word which goes back to the Germanic word gut (pronounced "goot"). Its most ancient source seems to have come from the prehistoric Germanic word gath which meant to 'bring together' (source of our English gather and together). Yet filled with humor, romance, and sweetness alongside all of the heady In reality, it's the Gaelic word that translates as the eponymous 'Outlander'. Far more about the etymology of these words, plus their application in.

etymology of humor
Posted on 2016-12-03 Tagged in etymology, humor

Etymology of humor text jokes