Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Friday, March 27, 2015

Words in History

 
 
Words Used in History
 
  • diehard- This word originated in the 1700's and it referred to when a man was executed by hanging and he would struggle the longest
  • irs-This is how the word ass originated.  The meaning was defined as the back end to anything not just animals.
  • toilet- Originated in France and was used to refer to a small towel
  • hus- In Old English this word meant horse.
  • wiffman-An Old English word that was used for the term woman

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